Building Management

Lithium Batteries Causing fires in NSW and aboard – What should scheme’s do?

Dealing with Litium-Ion Batteries in Strata There have been many articles published recently in relation to fires arising out of…

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NCAT Enforces By-Law for Renovation Works Despite Lot Owner’s Refusal

Recently the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) held that a lot owner must consent to the terms of a…

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STRA Under the Microscope – Have Your Say!

STRA Under the Microscope – Have Your Say!

Short-term Rental Policies Under Review As the NSW Government grapples with the housing crisis across the state short-term rental accommodation…

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AFSS

Annual Fire Safety Statements Demystified

Many Owners Corporations (“OCs”) have only a limited understanding of what an Annual Fire Safety Statement (“AFSS”) is and what…

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E-Bikes and E-Scooters

E-bikes and E-Scooters – Can You Ban Them?

Is it Possible to Ban E-bikes and E-scooters? There have been a recent spate of fires in Sydney apartment buildings…

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Multi-site energy deals often provide greater savings

Multi-site energy deals often provide greater savings than single-site energy deals due to several reasons: Economies of scale Multi-site deals…

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Should E-bikes & E-scooters be Banned or Managed?

Over the past few years there has been a huge push for people to buy EV vehicles of all kinds…

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REPAIRS V IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMON PROPERTY: WHEN IS A REPAIR A REPAIR?

Put another way what is the standard of repair for owners corporation repairing common property? This is a tricky question…

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NSW Law Changes Came into effect 11 December 2023

On the 11 December 2023 the NSW strata and community title legislation changes came into effect. If you live or…

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Extensions of Time & Renewal of NCAT

Extensions of Time & Renewal of NCAT Proceedings: Non–Compliance with Orders

Work Orders for Defects/Incomplete Works In NSW, residential homeowners can make a claim in the New South Wales Civil and…

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