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We are constantly on the lookout for new ideas for the site and searching for ways to provide our members with more value & more information. With this in mind, we would like to announce the introduction of The Australian Strata Business Directory! See below for information. Haven't claimed your listing yet? Jump to it - we can help you make your Business Page look spectacular!

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Goodbye PAMDA …. and hello Property Occupations Act (‘the POA’)

Frank Higginson
Hynes Legal (Qld)

The LNP government is currently focusing its legislative efforts on the bikies, but when that is over it will turn to more mundane matters.
One of those will be the creation of a specific piece of legislation for real estate and resident letting agents.
What was PAMDA (so far as it relates to real estate) will be split into the Property Occupations Act and the Agents Financial Administration Act. All real estate agents will be governed by the POA.
Bear in mind that it remains a draft bill at this stage, and is no.......Read more.....

The Australian Strata Business Directory

The Australian Strata Business Directory is the only independent online database open to all businesses connected with strata title across Australia.

We have put together this directory to assist those living and working in strata to find the right people for their needs. Would you like to know more - try this page.

Have a look at this great profile from Body Corporate Rescue, Queensland. Have you had dealings with John from Body Corporate Rescue? Leave a review on his business page.

Need help with your own profile? Just let me know.

New Comments

John Edds had added a new comment to the recent post Oppressive or Unreasonable.

John says: "I think that we all need to understand that the world is evolving and we, as Body Corporate/Strata operatives need to adopt and adapt.The complex that I live in has a permissive pet policy and there have been no pets for the 8 years of it’s life. Welcome to the real world. We are now being requested to consider a pet for an apartment that is changing hands. We can apply conditions to it’s entry but we need to go wit.....Read more.....

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Breaking News

Here are our most popular Tweets and/or Facebook posts for strata or related news stories over the last fortnight:

Baby boomers choose high rise ABC News (Podcast), 25 Nov 2013

Brokers slam strata reforms for ‘not going far enough' Insurance Business Online,

Challenging year ahead along with new legislation accomnews, 27 November 2013

Before the fall: Balcony safety regulations are still falling short Property Observer, Written by Edwin Almeida, 21 November 2013 - thanks to John Timms for alerting me to this article.

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Upcoming Strata Events

SCA (NSW) Training: CPD Roadshow (North Sydney)
Dec 6

SCA (VIC): Mediation skills the OC doesn’t tell you about (Bulleen)
Dec 6
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SCA (VIC): Mediation skills the OC doesn’t tell you about (Bulleen)
Dec 12
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

For a full list of upcoming strata events, visit our Events Calendar.

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