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Commissioners Corner – Water Damage Claims and Who Pays Explained

Taking into account the number of calls we receive on the issue, water damage is a hot topic for lot owners and bodies corporate. In doing a bit of basic research for this article, I came to understand that in Australia, water damage insurance claims are a big part of the insurance market. Here’s one…

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2019 Strata Year In Review

Welcome to our first update for 2020 as we recap the highlights of our 2019 year of strata newsletters. We are sincerely thankful and humbled by your support shown throughout the past year with a total of 355,316 newsletter reads by Smart Strata’s now in excess of 30,000 subscribers! This keen interest inspires us to…

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Pool Fence Compliance Explained

Strata Communities often overlook the legislative requirements to ensure that the Body Corporate is in possession of a current Pool Safety Certificate. This is not only a compliance issue that attracts fines, but can also put the safety of residents and their children at risk as well as the risk of potential liability on the…

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Strata Manager Accreditation Explained

In Queensland, there is no requirement for your Body Corporate (Strata) Manager to be licensed or qualified before they open for business offering administration services. This means service providers who have gained industry qualifications, do so voluntarily as the QLD government does not require any pre-requisite training prior to offering services. If you would like…

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