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Can You Sue Body Corporate?
January 19, 2024
Can You Sue Body Corporate?

A body corporate or owners corporation (as updated by the Owners Corporations Act 2006) is a stand-alone legal entity and is that legal entity that owns and manages common property.

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…

What Repairs Are Body Corporate Responsible For?
December 06, 2023
What Repairs Are Body Corporate Responsible For?

Whether you are an owner or property manager – it is absolutely crucial to understand the division of responsibilities between the private lot and the owners corporation. Often when uncertainty…

Is a Body Corporate Compulsory in Victoria?
November 30, 2023
Is a Body Corporate Compulsory in Victoria?

An owners corporation (formerly body corporate) is the legal entity that owns and is responsible for managing the common property on strata titled plans of subdivision. The legal framework in…

Does Strata Cover Building Insurance?
November 23, 2023
Does Strata Cover Building Insurance?

Strata building insurance covers the building, common area contents, loss of rent/temporary accommodation, and public liability (of common areas). Committees should always ensure there’s coverage for personal accident/voluntary works, legal…

What is a Strata Committee?
November 21, 2023
What is a Strata Committee?

A Strata Committee is elected at the AGM to represent the Owners Corporation in day-to-day decision making. Committee Members can be elected from lot owners or lot owners’ proxies who…

Can Body Corporate Refuse Pets?
November 01, 2023
Can Body Corporate Refuse Pets?

In Australia, a nation known for its love of animals, pet ownership continues to surge. This trend is mirrored globally, with over a billion pets enriching the lives of their…

Strata Management Industry – Time to Increase Management Fees?
November 01, 2023
Strata Management Industry – Time to Increase Management Fees?

It’s a bit ridiculous for someone to stand up and yell to the room that the OC industry needs “service, service, service!!”  but in practice actively works to drive pricing…

We Helped Glen Huntly to Save $421 through Change of Owners Corporation Managers (Melbourne)
August 30, 2023
We Helped Glen Huntly to Save $421 through Change of Owners Corporation Managers (Melbourne)

In February 2022, Maria contacted us about her building in Glen Huntly. The building was a block of townhouses that had been managed by the same management company for many…

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