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ARTICLES

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Dealing with Building Defects and Strata Insurance Claims
Articles | Body Corporate

The sudden collapse of a Miami apartment block on June 24, killing more than 98 people, made headlines around the world and focused attention on the horrific consequences of unaddressed…

A Person’s Best Friend – their Pet!
Articles | Body Corporate

The “war” regarding pets within bodies corporate has been seething for a long period of time. This “war” continues as a result of a recent case in NSW. I am…

Impact of COVID-19 on Body Corporate Levy Recovery
Articles | Body Corporate

COVID-19 has had a significant financial impact on individuals, businesses and Bodies Corporate alike. As a result, the Queensland Government passed the Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment…

How to Respond to Lot Owner Questions about Levies
Articles | Body Corporate

Can the body corporate change the levies? While a committee is responsible for day-to-day management of the body corporate (within its expenditure limits), the legislation does not allow a committee…

COVID-19 – Closing of Common Property Facilities
Articles | Body Corporate

A number of lot owners have been asking “are my levies going to be reduced/discounted if the committee closes the gym”? This question stems from the Government’s decision to close…

News for Owners Corporations (NSW) Regarding COVID-19 and Levy Recovery.
Articles | Body Corporate

Frequently Asked Questions About Levies & the Impact of COVID-19 Owners Corporations are challenged with balancing its statutory obligations with the rights of owners and occupiers (and the broader community)…

VIDEOS

Watch our lawyers deliver body corporate law news via our videos.

When and why should a Body Corporate obtain a Building Defects Report?
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors Partner Juliette Nairn delves into the requirement of bodies corporate to obtain an expert report for building defects.

The First AGM – What are the Tips and Traps
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors Partner, Juliette Nairn discusses the tips and traps of the first annual general meeting of a body corporate.

Material Change of Use Applications in Bodies Corporate
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors Partner, Tom Robinson talks about the material change of use applications in bodies corporate.

What You Need to Know about Building Defects in Strata Scheme
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors Partner, Juliette Nairn discusses what you need to know about building defects in Strata Scheme.

COVID-19 Relief Legislation Update
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors’ Elisha Quigg gives an important update in relation to COVID-19 Relief Legislation and its impact on bodies corporate in Queensland.

Our Top Tips for Effective Levy Recovery
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Elisha Quigg, Associate with OMB Solicitors, delivers us some top tips in ensuring smooth and efficient levy recovery.

PODCASTS

Listen to our lawyers talk about body corporate law issues in our podcasts.

Common Body Corporate Questions Answered
Body Corporate | Podcasts

In this podcast, OMB Solicitors Partner, Juliette Nairn answers some commonly asked questions by bodies corporate. Dan: The first question we have here is, in the event that an owner…

What Happens if a Body Corporate Caretaker Wishes to Sell its Management Rights to a New Caretaker and Wants the Committee to Agree to it?
Body Corporate | Podcasts

In the context of bodies corporate, one commonly asked question is, what happens in the event that a body corporate caretaker wishes to sell its management rights to a new…

How Does a Body Corporate Change its By-Laws?
Body Corporate | Podcasts

With the sheer number of Bodies Corporate on the Gold Coast, it’s probably not surprising that the need to change a bylaw occurs quite regularly. But how is that change…

What Happens When Body Corporate Levies Go Unpaid?
Body Corporate | Podcasts

If you own a lot within a community title scheme, then it’s likely that you may be aware that they are required to pay Body Corporate levies. However, it can…

I Want to List My Unit on Airbnb. Do I Need Permission from the Body Corporate?
Body Corporate | Podcasts

Have you heard of Airbnb? You probably have and heard also about owners of properties who are making significant money letting their place out on the Airbnb platform. But if you’re…

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