Laws & Regulations

Can An Owners Corporation Issue Fines Victoria?
May 02, 2024
Can An Owners Corporation Issue Fines Victoria?

Owners Corporations (OC) in Victoria play a crucial role in maintaining harmony and upholding rules within the building. But when it comes to enforcing rules…

Reasons for Removing Body Corporate Committee Members:
April 18, 2024
Reasons for Removing Body Corporate Committee Members:

A well-known OC lawyer used to like to say that “there is no OC rule to make an unreasonable person reasonable” – and this can as true for lot owners…

Can Body Corporate Evict an Owner?
January 29, 2024
Can Body Corporate Evict an Owner?

Understanding Body Corporates and Ownership Rights Ownership rights within a body corporate / owners corporation contains an added governance as result of the building having in place OC rules –…

Does An Owners Corporation Need To Lodge a Tax Return?
December 21, 2023
Does An Owners Corporation Need To Lodge a Tax Return?

The Owners Corporation is the legal entity that holds the legal ownership of common property as well as any bank accounts that the OC may operate. Owners Corporations in the…

Do We Need a Maintenance Fund for Our Owners Corporation?
July 11, 2023
Do We Need a Maintenance Fund for Our Owners Corporation?

What is a Maintenance Funds In Victoria A Maintenance Fund is essentially a financial safety net. It is thoroughly designed to empower an Owners Corporation to carry the essential costs…

What is the Process to Become a Registered Body Corporate / Owners Corporation Manager in Victoria?
May 30, 2023
What is the Process to Become a Registered Body Corporate / Owners Corporation Manager in Victoria?

In Victoria, the process to become a registered Body Corporate / Owners Corporation Manager is surprisingly simple. There is no education or certification requirement (the industry has long…

2023 Owners Corporation Fees – What Do They Cover?
May 22, 2023
2023 Owners Corporation Fees – What Do They Cover?

What Do Owner Corporation Fees Cover? Owner Corporation fees cover everything from building insurance and maintaining common areas to shared utilities, building works, and repairs. While these fees might be…

What is Common Property? 5 Factors To Consider:
May 19, 2023
What is Common Property? 5 Factors To Consider:

A common question for all apartment owners, commercial property owners, and property managers is what is common property? The question often only arises when the matter of who should pay…

Strata Management Fees: A Break Down
May 03, 2023
Strata Management Fees: A Break Down

Have you just purchased your own apartment? Or perhaps you’re simply looking into making this major purchase and became aware of strata management fees. Regardless of which exciting…

What Are The Benefits Of Using An OC Management Broker?
February 24, 2023
What Are The Benefits Of Using An OC Management Broker?

Strata managers or OC management brokers are the essential links between a building’s owners and the broader world. They provide a wide range of body corporate services and…

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