Committee management

Can owners access quarterly or annual financial reports on the strata manager’s website? – Peter, NSW

According to NSW Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 Section 182, owners may submit a request to inspection of strata property records, …

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How to lodge a complaint against a strata manager for carrying out installation work on the property without owners corporation approval or due procedure? – Colin, NSW

How do I officially lodge a complaint about a strata manager who has approved payment (expenditure), for a large and expensive …

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How can we ensure our committee and strata manager manage the strata property in a compliant manner? – Frank, NSW

I’m a 3 year Owner and resident of a 15 year old, small (6 stand alone units) strata scheme, with a …

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Internal cracks have appeared in my home and body corporate has refused to pay for repairs. What are my rights here? – Lisa, NSW

Before you get any repairs or renovations done by yourself, the first step is to get in touch with your strata …

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Our administrative fund for our set of units is in negative figures and I’m unable to reach the body corporate manager for clarity. What should I do? – Kim, QLD

The administrative fund for our set of units is in negative figures. I have rung the body corporate managers a number …

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Can I compel my strata committee to explain budget variances in the annual financial statements? – Peter, NSW

If you are looking for clarity on your strata financial statements, you can submit a motion with the secretary of the …

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My strata committee has undertaken unapproved works – what can I do and can I get a refund? Joan, NSW

The strata committee had some work done on common property, marked out car spaces (that are too small), and put up …

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Are strata managers mandatory or are other arrangements available? – Christine, NSW

Strata manager fees always seem to increase at a rate of x% per year (for example, 8% per year). This means …

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Are waterproofing and roof repairs an administrative expense or a capital works fund item? – Lynette, NSW

Does waterproofing & roof repairs fall under maintenance (thus being an admin expenses) or are they a capital works fund expense? …

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Can the committee restrict owners and residents from participating in general meetings and asking questions? – Michael, NSW

Can the Committee declare that residents (owners) cannot speak at monthly meetings unless they are invited to? At our last AGM, …

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