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Strata Community Education Seminars | May 2021

New Meeting Processes Commence in 2021 Join us as law experts from across Queensland delve into the new strata regulations that commenced from 1 March 2021. These new regulations change committee and general meeting processes ranging from voting rights to nomination entitlements along with many other procedural changes including new disclosure obligations. This session is…

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Damages in the Commissioner’s Office

The Commissioner’s Office is a unique jurisdiction. A recent decision shows (yet again) the simplicity of the office’s approach in adjudicating strata disputes. In this example, an occupier of a lot was awarded more than $4,000 to repair damage to his car. It is safe to say that had this dispute been ventilated elsewhere, there…

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Liability For Building Defects – Business As Usual

What is a Building Defect? A building defect is building work that is faulty or not satisfactory as defined by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act. Broadly, work performed must be in keeping with the standards of the Building Code of Australia. Building defects can be either major or minor. A major defect can…

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Email Etiquette in Strata

One of the key factors that ensures efficient management of body corporate communications is the time and effort placed on effective email management. With email now the most common and convenient method, consideration to the subject, content, attachments, intended recipient, and clear communication of action required has become increasingly important. For efficiency, it is imperative…

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