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Resilience and dispute management

15 August 2018 - 12:00pm

Recently, I attended the SCA National Conference in Hobart where I spoke about the importance of not only growing resilience in yourself but also teaching resilience in the workplace so that it becomes a fabric of the business and the way that we service our clients.

High Court bowls over NCAT (NSW) powers to make decisions

10 August 2018 - 12:03pm

The High Court of Australia has recently ruled that the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) did not have the power to resolve a dispute between residents of different States: Burns v Corbett; Burns v Gaynor [2018] HCA 15.  Australia’s Constitution re

Limitation period on levy recovery overturned

6 August 2018 - 12:10pm


Pay Now, Argue Later

31 May 2018 - 12:32pm

The two most common defences I see in levy recovery actions are:

Statutory Land Valuations

14 March 2018 - 5:38pm

For most body corporate managers (excluding those based in Brisbane*), a fairly ordinary looking blue and white document issued by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines would have recently appeared in mail boxes across Queensland for each of the schemes they manage.

A War of Words

23 February 2018 - 1:42pm

For many stakeholders in a strata community, the annual general meeting is their time to shine.  They submitted their motions long ago, they knocked on the doors of their friendly neighbours to ask for their support, and they have visualised how they will make their strong points when having thei

Grace Industry Update - Two years and two months

17 October 2017 - 5:08pm

Levy arrears: commence action within two years and two months or lose your recovery rights

Short Term Letting - Supreme court stops it

28 July 2017 - 7:41am

Bylaws and Renovations under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 

What bylaws are still relevant?

Dealing with short lettings

11 January 2017 - 10:20am

Short Term Lettings - where are we going?

What is happening out there in StrataLand

11 January 2017 - 10:14am

Now and then we have to stop and pinch ourselves to make sure what we are seeing is really happening. Strata and Bodies Corporate law is becoming the focus of many Courts and Tribunals across all States and Territories.


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