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Comprehensive Guide to the Design

A Comprehensive Guide to the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 – Regulation Update

Introduction The NSW Government recently made the Designers and Building Practitioners Regulation 2021 (“Regulation”) under the Designers and Building Practitioners…

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Pushy Telcos

Pushy Telcos and Owners Corporations

Owners corporations are increasingly encountering aggressive behaviour by some telecommunications providers who say they are acting under powers granted to…

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To Cook or not to cook

To Cook, or Not to Cook?

In the recent case of Franklin v The Owners—Strata Plan No. 87497 [2022] NSWCATCD 210, the applicant was an owner of a…

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Good Renovation By-Law

The Importance of a Good Renovation By-law

Good renovation by-laws will protect all parties such as the owners corporation, the lot owner (and future owners) plus ensure…

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Passing on Unnecessary Costs

PASSING ON UNNECESSARY COSTS CAUSED BY OWNERS & OCCUPIERS – HOW FAR CAN YOU GO?

Managing unnecessary costs or charges to strata schemes caused by owners and occupiers can be a major source of frustration…

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Smoking in Strata Schemes

SMOKING IN STRATA SCHEMES – CONTINUED GOOD NEWS FOR NON-SMOKERS

In more good news for non-smokers, the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal made orders on 11 October 2022 preventing lot…

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Damages Claims Against Strata and Building Managers

Damages Claims Against Strata & Building Managers

A recent decision of the Appeal Panel of NCAT has not ruled out the possibility that NCAT may be able…

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National Asbestos Awareness Month

National Asbestos Awareness Month

It is essential for Grays Rescue to support asbestos awareness month. Having lost family who worked unbeknown that their workplace…

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