Accessing Body Corporate Records – FAQs

Accessing Body Corporate Records – FAQs

Read about some of the most frequently asked questions to come across the Commissioner’s desk regarding the rights and responsibilities relating to accessing body corporate records. A body corporate must keep particular records and allow certain people to...
Maintenance Versus Improvements

Maintenance Versus Improvements

Bodies corporate embarking on works to common property may assume that if works are undertaken for the betterment of the scheme, it is irrelevant whether the works are classed as maintenance or improvements. However, this article will highlight that this distinction...
Body Corporate Committees

Body Corporate Committees

There are several other changes for body corporate committees to be aware of since the legislation changes that have taken effect since March 2021. In particular, from 1 March 2021: Membership of new committees may look different. This is because eligibility of any...
Lot Owner Improvements

Lot Owner Improvements

Renovating property seems to have become an increasingly popular trend over the past decade. Australian television shows have been constructed entirely around the trials of fast paced, high drama renovations. Owners in community titles schemes are not immune to the...
Regulation Changes to General Meetings

Regulation Changes to General Meetings

With the rollout of regulation changes this month, there have also been a number of changes which affect the running of general meetings. To prevent what has become known as “proxy farming”, except in certain circumstances, a person will only be able to vote on...
Electronic Voting and Attendance

Electronic Voting and Attendance

During the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and organisations across all sectors have embraced the benefits of electronic technologies to help them communicate and conduct business and other activities. One of the key objectives of the new regulations is to help...