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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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The limits of committee powers

By: Todd Garsden

The committee will make the majority of the decisions for the body corporate. This is because the committee has the power to make decisions on any issue that is not a ...

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Rights over common property

By: Todd Garsden

There are a number of ways rights over the common property can be obtained. This can relate to spare car parks, storage, rooftops, airspace, extensions and even ceiling v...

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New risks for body corporate managers who carry out secretary duties

By: Todd Garsden

A recent adjudicator’s order has wide-ranging implications for body corporate managers who have been engaged to take on some or all of the functions of the body cor...

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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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Recent victories for managers

By: Ben Seccombe

Towards the end of 2017 we secured a number of victories for our clients in various situations and in various forums. We have maintained and will continue to maintain our...

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Get that top up right!

By: John Mahoney

Extending the terms of management and letting agreements is something dear to the hearts of most resident managers. The way in which agreements can be extended has been

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Body Corporate Debt Recovery Changes: Good or Bad?

By: Jason Fletcher

In February 2017, the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre issued its Final Report on a myriad of proposed changes to body corporate legislation. This article will...

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Bodies corporate may now have a tougher time recovering costs

By: Mahoneys

Recently, Mahoneys appeared for the appellant before Judge Butler SC of the District Court of Queensland in the matter of Thompson v Body Corporate for Arila Lodge CTS 14...

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