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ARTICLES

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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…

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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…

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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)…

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News for Bodies Corporate (QLD) Regarding COVID-19 and Levy Recovery

Articles | Body Corporate

Frequently Asked Questions About Levies & the Impact of COVID-19 The Queensland Government recently reported that “Bodies Corporate and their committees have a statutory obligation to act reasonably”, which includes…

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Short Term Letting – Body Corporate

Articles | Body Corporate

The advent of short-term stay platforms such as Airbnb and Stayz have been a boon both for those looking for extra accommodation options in popular locations and those looking to…

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Defamation in Strata. What You Need to Know

Articles | Body Corporate

Anyone who has had dealings with strata management and bodies corporate will know that in worst-case scenarios, they can become minefields of petty politicking and administrative overkill. Often, relations between…

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VIDEOS

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Body Corporate Successful in Terminating Management Rights – First QCAT Decision

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Senior Associate, Tom Robinson talks about a recent decision that’s been handed down in the QCAT about the successful termination of management rights by a Body Corporate.

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5 Important Things You Need to Know About Bodies Corporate

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Senior Associate, Tom Robinson discusses 5 Things You Should Know About Bodies Corporate.

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Relaxed Restrictions Allowing Common Property Facilities to Open

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Tom Robinson discusses the recent amendments to the Queensland health directions which confirms the reopening of communal facilities, including our bodies corporate common property facilities.

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Amendment to Financial Arrangements for Bodies Corporate Passed

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, Associate, Elisha Hodgson discusses the impact of the Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment Bill which relates to levy recovery. The legislation received assent on…

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3 Things That Bodies Corporate Should Know During COVID-19

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors’ Associate, Elisha Hodgson discusses three things that bodies corporate should know during COVID-19.

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How Bodies Corporate can Comply with the AGM Requirements During COVD-19

Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, our Tom Robinson talks about how bodies corporate can comply with the AGM (Annual General Meeting) Requirements in light of the strict COVID-19 restrictions put in place.

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PODCASTS

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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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