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ARTICLES

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Five Top Tips You Need to Know Before Renovating Your Unit or Townhouse

Articles | Body Corporate

Living in a Body Corporate is unlike owning your own freehold land. As a member of a Body Corporate you are required to follow the rules and regulations applying to…

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What You Need to Know About the New Cladding Laws in Queensland

Articles | Body Corporate

In 2018 this resulted in the Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (Qld) coming into effect on 1 October 2018. The legislation and it’s operation is a data collection strategy…

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Nuisance Communication – Rights of Body Corporate

Articles | Body Corporate

Ten phone calls, fifty voice messages and a disgruntled lot owner who wants answers yesterday – there is always one. But when does it constitute a nuisance communication and what…

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The Roles and Responsibilities of Body Corporate Members

Articles | Body Corporate

There is little doubt that both the role and responsibilities of body corporate members can be onerous. In this video, Gold Coast Lawyers at OMB Solicitors’ Tom Robinson discusses those…

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The Importance of Open Communication within Body Corporate Committees

Articles | Body Corporate | Business Law

I always find it interesting when I attend a budget committee meeting and the committee expresses to me their disappointment ….

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Know Where to Stand

Articles | Body Corporate

Are you ready for your Body Corporate Levies to change again? The calculation of who pays what levies in a body corporate has been contentious for some time. The major…

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Body Corporate Feuds

Articles | Body Corporate

Body corporate disputes are nothing new but Juliette Nairn from OMB Solicitors has the ability to steer you through what can be a minefield of litigation. Are you frustrated by…

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VIDEOS

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Types of Registered Plans in a Body Corporate and Maintenance

Body Corporate | Videos

The Difference Between the Two Types of Registered Plans in a Body Corporate and how the obligations of maintenance differ between them. In this video, Body Corporate Solicitor Elisha Hodgson talks…

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Understanding Section 163 of the BCCM Act – it is an Offence Not to Give Access

Body Corporate | Videos

Section 163 of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 In this video, Body Corporate Partner Juliette Nairn takes us through Section 163 of the Body Corporate and Community…

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What are the Different Types of General Meeting Resolutions?

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Tom Robinson, Associate at OMB Solicitors within the Body Corporate team talks about the different types of resolutions that may be considered at General Meetings including how…

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Five Things from a Bodies Corporate Perspective When Entering into a Contract

Body Corporate | Ligitation | Videos

What are 5 Things from a Bodies Corporate perspective when entering into a contract In this video, Dispute Resolution Senior Solicitor Cameron Marshall talks to us about issues for Bodies Corporate when entering…

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Five Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Building Management Statements

Body Corporate | Videos

What are 5 of the most frequently asked questions regarding Building Management Statements? In this video, Body Corporate Solicitor Elisha Hodgson talks to us about the BMS document and what it all…

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How Should The Body Corporate Deal With Nuisance Communication

Body Corporate | Videos

What are the steps Bodies Corporates can take to deal with Nuisance Communication In this video, Body Corporate Solicitor Elisha Hodgson talks about a case law to illustrate the issues for Bodies…

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New Developments in Body Corporate for Levy Recovery

Body Corporate | Videos

What are these new developments for Levy Recovery? In this video, Body Corporate Solicitor Elisha Hodgson talks about legislation as it was applied to a case matter to illustrate the issues for Bodies Corporate…

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What Does It Mean When We Are Talking About Management Rights?

Body Corporate | Videos

What are Body Corporate Assignments & Variations of Management Rights? In this video, Body Corporate Associate Tom Robinson talks about Assignments & Variations of Management Rights and what it means to…

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Body Corporate Insurance – Workers Compensation Related

Body Corporate | Videos

What are some of the issue facing the Body Corporate in regards to Insurance – Workers Compensation Related? In this video, Body Corporate Associate Tom Robinson talks about these insurance-related issues…

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Body Corporate Questions By-Law Questions We Are Often Asked About

Body Corporate | Videos

What are some of the By-Law Body Corporate Questions we get asked? In this video, Body Corporate Associate Tom Robinson addresses some of the questions we are asked regarding Body Corporate…

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An Introduction On How Our Body Corporate Team Can Help

Body Corporate | Videos

Our Body Corporate Team are here to help you with your Body Corporate matters In this video, Body Corporate Partner Juliette Nairn introduces our Body Corporate team and talks about how…

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Roles & Responsibilities of Body Corporate Committees?

Body Corporate | Videos

What are the Roles & Responsibilities of Body Corporate Committees? In this video, Body Corporate Associate Tom Robinson talks about the Roles & Responsibilities of Body Corporate Committees and the sometimes onerous…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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