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What to do when a Committee is not formed (Part 5 Agreements)

Last week we discussed how to form a Committee, and this week we look at the next steps in the process when a Committee cannot be formed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). It is a requirement of The Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 that a Committee is formed at the AGM, and…

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Tips on forming a body corporate committee

Regardless of the type or size of your strata scheme, owners must form a Committee at each Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a statutory requirement. Committee members are made up of eligible lot owners or individuals who represent them, nominated for election at the AGM. Once elected, it’s the Committee’s role to manage the day-to-day…

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Body corporate meeting notices

Throughout the year, unit owners are issued with a number of body corporate meeting notices. These notices could include information related to committee meetings, voting outside of committee meetings (known as flying minutes), and the annual general meeting. Current legislation specifies these notices must be issued within certain timeframes, which range from 7 – 21…

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The risks of choosing unregistered contractors

If you are considering building or trade work on your strata property and investigating contractors, you may find it appealing to take a chance on a contractor who supposedly does great work even though he’s not licensed, because he’s offering a deal that sounds almost too good to be true. Unless you are a construction…

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