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New Reporting Requirements On the Way – NSW Strata Hub

On Friday, 17 December 2021, the Strata Schemes Management Amendment (Information) Regulation 2021 (the Information Regulation) was published, establishing a new annual reporting requirement for strata schemes in NSW. The regulation requires the Owners Corporation to report and verify information on the NSW Government's Strata Hub each year. Strata Managing...

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Saving on Energy

With utilities making up a significant portion of the running costs of a building, it is a great place to start to look for potential savings in costs. One method is to shop around for a better deal on electricity and gas prices.

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Building Cladding

The issue of non-compliant building cladding is still on the forefront of building owner’s minds. As time progresses, original questions about the extent of the volume of properties at risk and what are suitable alternate products remains largely unclear.

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Renovations

Thinking of renovating? We would like to give you some helpful steps to get you started in seeking approval from the Owners Corporation.

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Combustible cladding

Owners of residential apartment buildings affected by high risk combustible cladding have hailed the introduction of Project Remediate; a New South Wales Government scheme that was announced within the New South Wales Budget in November 2020.

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Animals in apartments

As community living increases it is important to note that by-laws are the fundamental building blocks of how a scheme manages its affairs. Simply, by-laws bind owners and residents to their terms and regulate the use of the common property and Lots, none more so than what you may...

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Short Term Letting

You may be aware that the NSW Government has been working with the industry on a solution to govern short term rental accommodation in NSW. On 10 April 2020, new short term rental laws came into force.

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