strata insurance

Help Guide for OC Insurance

Help Guide for OC Insurance- NSW

Even considering obtaining an insurance policy is enough to give people a headache- let alone handling insurance for a multi-story…

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Thestratacommittee Procurement

Thestratacommittee Procurement

It’s time to re-write the rule book, thestratacommittee.com are proud to present our online procurement platform, a smarter way to…

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Noisy Pipework

Noisy Pipework – Who Must Maintain It? 

In the recent case of Haramis v The Owners – Strata Plan No. 51923 [2023] NSWCATCD 15, a lot owner sought an…

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Owners corporation court

Owners Corporation Court of Appeal Building Defects Win!

Adding Further Building Defects to an Existing Claim On 17 April 2023, the New South Wales Court of Appeal in…

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Strata Fees

What Do Your Strata Fees Include?- NSW

ThIts firstly important to understand what Owners Corporation fees are?  Paying Owners Corporation fees is a fundamental necessity of living in a…

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6 steps to overcome strata disputes

6 Steps To Overcome Strata Disputes- NSW

It is inevitable that in strata living strata disputes will arise as everyone is different with their own values, interests and relationships. As a rule of thumb, the…

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NCAT Invalidates No Cooking By-Law

EAT AND BE MERRY -NCAT INVALIDATES NO COOKING BY-LAW

IntroductionCan a by-law prohibit the cooking of food, including toasting bread in a lot? The answer is “no” according to…

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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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Flooring By-Laws

Flooring By-Laws – Are They Harsh?

According to the recent case of Norman v The Owners Strata Plan No 60182 [2022] NSWCATCD 152, they are not. The applicant…

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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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