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NSW proxy voting forms

NSW: Q&A How Do I Use Proxy Voting Forms?

Leanne Habib, Premium Strata
Question: What information is included on Proxy Voting Forms? Does the form indicate how I wish to vote for each agenda item or certain issues?
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NSW chairman voting

QLD: Q&A Can a Body Corporate Chairman tell other owners how to vote?

Frank Higginson, Hynes Legal
Question: Can a Body Corporate Chairman tell other owners how to vote at the upcoming AGM?
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NSW Q&A: Role of Executive Committee in Repairing Common Wall Cracks

Peter Berney, Solutions In Engineering
Question: Some common walls in our building have cracks. What procedure should our Executive Committee follow to repair these defects?
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QLD unfair contracts

QLD: Unfair Contracts in Strata

Frank Higginson, Hynes Legal
As part of the Australian Consumer Law, the Federal government has created legislation to protect parties who are the recipient of goods or services under unfair (or one sided) contracts. What are the applications to bodies corporate?
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Why it is Vital for Strata Owners to Add Value to their Building? - PODCAST

Amanda Farmer, Your Strata Property featuring Gordon Streight, Strata Worx
Many buildings just do the bare minimum to maintain the building. There is so much more to be done to improve the building from an aesthetic, cost saving and operational point of view. Here's how to add value to a building.
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WA: Q&A Car Damaged in Strata Car Park - Who is Liable?

Whitbread Insurance Brokers
Question: I am a tenant in a strata property. A roof leak in our strata car park has caused damage to my car. Who is responsible for the cost of the repair? Neither the strata council, real estate or lot owner wish to accept responsibility.
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NSW Premier

Housing affordability: Gladys Berejiklian urged to allow apartments to ban Airbnb rentals

Sean Nicholls, The Age
Premier Gladys Berejiklian is being called on to consider giving strata residents and owners corporations the power to ban short-term letting of apartments through sites like Airbnb, arguing the practice is driving up rents.

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Strata Title Property Rights

Private governance of multi-owned properties

By Cathy Sherry

This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when countries such as Australia and the United States turn ever larger areas into strata title/condominiums and community title/homeowner associations, this book shows how governments, the judiciary and citizens need to better understand the ramifications of these private communities.

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Airbnb hosts beware – it’s not just Centrelink using robo-debt systems Property Observers

Big blow to pet owners as one of Sydney’s biggest apartment buildings bans animals Domain

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Inner-city apartment living causing major school problems in Brisbane Brisbane Times

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Collapsed ceilings and stalactites the pointy end of Victoria's faulty building crisis The Age

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ACT: Great expectations: Apartment life in Canberra The RiotACT

WA: Locals furious as state approves unlimited heights in South Perth WA Today

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