Strata News – April 2021

By April 30, 2021News

Links to all the best strata and related industry news from April 2021.

Queensland 

Neighbours demand elderly couple take down the Australian flag

Sunshine Coast a step closer to replacing rubbish trucks with automated garbage disposal system

Hibiscus unit owners in Main Beach on Gold Coast in line for windfall following $25m offer

Struggling renters told to leave Sunshine Coast due to housing crisis

Brisbane Rental Vacancies Lowest Since 2012

Hungry rats costing Brisbane car owners thousands in repairs

Coast residents furious about ‘dud’ tower which only has 24 car parks

Bitter dispute with condo owners not reason behind Palazzo Versace GM Jane Kingston resignation

Police called as Chevron Renaissance body corporate stoush on Gold Coast heats up

National

Ban on popular benchtops being considered as wave of deadly illness sparks alarm

‘One thing I don’t have to worry about’: Would you pay someone to put out your bins?

Suburban apartments to surge as house price records tumble

Cladding/Defects

Appeal court backs decision on Lacrosse building

‘Not in my domain’: Commissioner powerless to help woman at centre of Sydney defects debacle

Mascot Towers: Nightmare worsens for unit owners of defective complex

Mascot Towers owners urged to sell as developers express interest in demolishing beleaguered block

A long wait for flammable cladding to be removed from high-risk buildings

Short-term Letting (Airbnb)

NSW delays rules on Airbnb-style letting after concerns they are being rushed

Pets in Strata

‘Pet-friendly’ an increasing priority for purchasers

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