Strata News – September 2021

By September 29, 2021Uncategorized

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

Queensland

Noosa Council investigates impact Airbnbs, holiday homes have on rental market

Gold Coast impacted the most by storms in Queensland last year

Gold Coast City Council bin service expansion: What you need to know

Gold Coast tourism operators facing billion-dollar loss as holidaymakers stay away

Couran Cove Island Resort: Body corporate boss rejects funding allegations

 

National

‘Most risky’ certifiers of NSW apartment buildings in watchdog’s sights

NSW – Chant calls for roll updates and strata gym closures

NSW Government has power to lock down entire unit blocks with one positive case

ACT bans renos in blocks where any unit is occupied

Meet the man on a mission to restore buyers’ trust in off-the-plan homes

NSW off-the-plan apartment buyers soon able to claim on insurance defects arising within first 10 years

 

Cladding/Defects

Owners of Bayview Apartments in Ryde fix defects after developer goes into liquidation

NSW cladding removal work delayed to new year

Buyer beware in cladding crisis

Restoring confidence in apartment buildings is vital for city living

 

Covid-19

Poor air quality increases covid risk in high-rises

COVID secrecy could spell disaster for apartment residents

 

General/Other

‘Eye opener’: taxes take up more than a quarter of strata premiums

Townsville unit owner says ‘conga line of vultures’ feed on insurance

If your cat is roaming free, it could be killing the local wildlife. Here’s what you can do to prevent that

Australia’s housing laws are changing, but do they go far enough to prevent pet abandonment?

Why we’ll never see a ban on balcony barbies

 

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