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Proposed BCCM Act review recommendations announced12 Feb

Hot on the heels of the lot entitlement review recommendations, we now have the recommendations paper in response to another of the BCCMA option papers. more

New smoke alarm requirements from 1 January10 Jan

There are new requirements for smoke alarms in all dwellings (being houses or units) from 1 January this year. more

Opposing resolutions without dissent - the final say12 Oct

The longest running (and most expensive) dispute over a deck in Australia has been decided by the High Court. There are no appeals from there so we now have the definitive statement on what a body corporate’s decision-making obligations are based on. more

Lot entitlements - Can you unscramble the egg?10 Oct

Ordinarily, the answer would be a resounding ‘no’, but the government may have to give it a go with lot entitlements. more

Christmas is approaching - is it time to give notice?07 Oct

Do you intend to shut down operations over the Christmas and New Year period this year? more

The golden rules of by-law enforcement 14 Sep

Acquiescence. Such a beautiful word. But not when it comes to by-law enforcement. more

Another version of the Form 6 is live22 Jul

We now know who is going to be running the country for the next three years, and for those of you who took our advice to start preparing new Form 6’s from 1 July while we waited to see who got up, you can scrap that. more

Industrial relations: Election result - tougher penalties and a stronger watchdog 13 Jul

So after a nail-biting fortnight, Bill Shorten has conceded the election and the Coalition have been returned to Government with Malcolm Turnbull remaining at the helm (at least for the time being). more

Latest version of the Form 6 is live06 Jul

The OFT have issued a new version, effective Friday 1 July. more

Conditioning management rights assignments08 Jun

Bodies corporate are becoming increasingly empowered when considering management rights assignments. more

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