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Liability for Building Defects

By: Ben Seccombe

An issue that arises frequently in strata title buildings is building defects. Despite many laws being passed to help consumers with COVID-19 related issues, the responsi...

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Body corporate spending limits

By: Todd Garsden

As finances become tight during COVID 19, it is important that bodies corporate and body corporate managers ensure costs are properly managed. That includes complying wit...

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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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Body corporate cost cutting during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden

Body corporate levies are one of the first items of expenditure owners don’t pay in tough times. Committees need to be aware of this and the consequences of: reduci...

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Levy recovery during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden

Even though body corporate legislation has not changed with respect to levy recovery, the circumstances surrounding levy recovery and insolvency legislation has. This alt...

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Closing facilities in a body corporate

By: Todd Garsden

It has been well publicised that bodies corporate must close their swimming pools. However, how that is to take place has been a practical issue begging more questions th...

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Non-contact estate planning during COVID-19

By: Cath Champion

In these uncertain times, more and more people are starting to think about drawing up a Will. But what does that look like when you add a lockdown and social distancing i...

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How to manage work orders during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden

This guidance for bodies corporate and body corporate managers is to provide a way to manage risks in carrying out work orders onsite and comprises: a template register f...

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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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COVID-19 guidance for bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

Guide to coronavirus isolation or lockdown in a body corporate This document is intended to provide body corporate managers and committees with a concise guide to managin...

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