Strata News – October

By October 30, 2020News

All the best strata industry news from October 2020.

New Strata Regulations

Commissioner’s Office: New QLD Strata Regulations

COVID-19 Communication for Bodies Corporate – Update 3

 

NSW Pets Decision

Pets now allowed in Sydney apartments as blanket ban on animals lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

‘It’s been very ugly’: dog owner wins court battle to keep pet in Sydney apartment tower

How Sydney apartment buildings could change now pets are allowed

Sydney’s right to keep pets in apartments: Court battles continue

 

Airbnb/Short-term rentals

NSW Fair Trading introduces strict new rules, exclusion register for Airbnb and short-term rental accommodation

Party animals smokescreen masks limp Airbnb code

Airbnb ‘party animals’ face five-year ban in Christmas crackdown

Horror as woman falls to her death from the balcony of an apartment building after wild Airbnb party goes horribly wrong

 

Insurance

Insurance cripples northern Australians as they wait on promised Government action to stem rises

Opal Tower builder Icon has court win against insurers over damage bill

 

Property Market

Federal Budget 2020: The Property Industry Weighs In

Budget wish list for strata dwellers

Explainer: How Australia’s slowing population growth will affect property markets

Getting out of town: Australians rush to rent in the regions

COVID property boom could push QLD home prices up 20pc

Brisbane’s property market holds strong, rises despite COVID-19 recession

 

General

Sydney apartment’s ‘humiliating’ bikini rule bans ‘G-strings’ from pool

Brisbane and South-East Queensland warned to prepare for floods and bushfires this summer

These unit owners could be soon riding a wave of cash

Mould and damp health costs are about 3 times those of sugary drinks

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