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Management rights options and variations during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden

Many things have changed for bodies corporate and resident managers and how they manage their affairs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one issue that has not c...

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Covid-19 – Residential Tenancies

By: Amy ODonnell

We finally have some certainty in relation to the amended legislation for residential tenancies. Late on Wednesday night (22nd April 2020) the Queensland parliament passe...

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Property Managers dealing with residential tenants during COVID-19 crisis  

By: John Mahoney

These comments must be considered in the light of regular changes to government policies and yet to be enacted legislation. The situation is changing on an almost daily b...

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We’re open for business – just a little differently

By: Mahoneys

Dear clients and colleagues, For the foreseeable future, the way we live and work has changed. We wanted to let you know the steps Mahoneys has taken to protect our peop...

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Statutory Remuneration Review Process

By: Ben Seccombe

We are constantly surprised by how few people are aware that the Body Corporate and Community Management Act (BCCMA) contains a right to review either: (a) the duties to

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You Cannot Be Serious!

By: John Mahoney

In the many years in which I have been practising in the area of management rights I have heard some amazing, even unbelievable, stories. However I was genuinely shocked

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Victoria to limit term of management rights agreements

By: John Mahoney

In a move which has caught the industry by surprise the Victorian Government has introduced legislation which seeks to limit the term of management rights put in place by...

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The crucial difference between exercising options and top-ups

By: Amy Mckee

A troublesome element of management rights legislation is the difference between exercising a current option and ‘topping up’. Here, we explain where the confusion li...

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Avoiding disputes

By: John Mahoney

As I began to gather my thoughts before writing this article, I thought back to the night of the ARAMA awards presentation evening and to the two managers of the year (pe...

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Stop reading this article

By: John Mahoney

Instead, go and check the option exercise dates in your management rights agreements and deeds of variation where you or a previous manager may have added a further optio...

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