Committee management

Is my chairperson allowed to pay themselves $100 for fixing the letter box?

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Is my Chairperson allowed to pay himself $100 to fix our letterbox? It was a small job, just a matter …

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We have 3 strata separate title units in our owners corporation. We would like to self manage. What do we need to do? – Richard, NSW

Q: We have 3 strata separate title units in our owners corporation. We would like to self manage. What do we …

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We have never had a Body corporate on the understanding that in NSW one is not required. Is this still the case? – Allan, NSW

Q: I own a unit which is one of two free standing on a block – both separate units for which …

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Am I protected against other obstructive owners who vindictively oppose works within my apartment? – Kelly, NSW

Q: Am I protected against other obstructive owners who vindictively oppose works within my apartment?
A: The best option would be to …

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Is it necessary to have a general meeting to approve installation of insulation batts in the ceiling of strata? – Meryl, NSW

Q: Is it necessary to have a general meeting to approve installation of insulation batts in the ceiling of strata? Or …

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If you’re a member of a strata committee, but hold no responsible position, are you obliged to do anything except vote and/or express an opinion? – Rhonda, NSW

Q: If you’re a member of a strata committee, but hold no responsible position, are you obliged to do anything except …

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I have a very plain to see trip hazard in my courtyard with concrete pavers. What action can I take against the Committee? – Ernest, NSW

Q: I have a very plain to see trip hazard in my courtyard with concrete pavers about 20cms by 10cms.
No I …

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Can you explain in broad terms what common property actually is? – Peter, NSW

Common property is generally external to your lot (i.e. not inside your apartment) and a shared space with your neighbours/other owners …

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What strata property information can I get access to without paying for a strata record search? – Richard, NSW

Q: I have just been elected as the treasurer of our strata plan. As our strata manager is reluctant to give …

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I am a confused on how motions put forward in strata meetings require special resolution. Can you please clarify? -Richard, NSW

Question: I am a confused on how motions put forward in strata meetings require special resolution. In our recent strata meeting, …

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What’s the best cause of action in persuading a strata manager to respond to requests for information? This strata manager appears to be very reluctant to respond at all. – Bernard, NSW

Question: What’s the best cause of action in persuading a strata manager to respond to requests for information? This strata manager …

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