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ARTICLES

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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)…

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…

VIDEOS

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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.

Five (5) Main Amendments in the New 2020 Body Corporate Regulation Modules for You to Know
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors Senior Associate, Tom Robinson discusses what you need to know about the new Body Corporate regulation modules.

Update on Body Corporate Legislation
Body Corporate | Videos

In this video, OMB Solicitors‘ Associate, Elisha Quigg talks about the latest updates on Body Corporate Legislation – what’s new, what’s been updated, and what do you need to know.

Ban on Pets in Upscale Apartment Tower Overturned
Body Corporate | Videos

A unanimous decision of the NSW Court of Appeal last month has sparked discussion regarding the enforceability of By-Laws within Bodies Corporate. The Appeals Court invalidated the ‘no-pet bylaw’, identifying…

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.

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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