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The Knight’s inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan officially endorsed.

The Knight is pleased to share an exciting development in our Reconciliation journey – our inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been officially endorsed. RAPs are like a roadmap, assisting businesses to embed meaningful reconciliation activities into their operations across three key pillars of relationships, respect and opportunities. The four RAP types (Reflect, Innovate,

Our 2024 Australian Knight

“Providing a fighting chance to live a long, healthy, and fulfilling life.” HeartKids are Australia’s leading Childhood-onset Heart Disease (CoHD) charity, bringing care, connection and compassion to those living with CoHD and are the only not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and advocating for families impacted by CoHD. As CoHD is for life, HeartKids are a

Owners Corporation Education.

3 best practice tips for lithium-ion batteries.

You may be hearing a lot about lithium-ion batteries after some recent media coverage about fires caused by eBikes or scooters. While the risks are serious, there is no need to panic. These fires are rare, and often exacerbated by poor charging practices, or low-quality products. Read on to learn more about these fires, some

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The benefits of having a maintenance plan at your property

What is a maintenance plan? A maintenance plan is where all lot owners in an Owners Corporation contribute fairly towards common property maintenance. In order to develop an effective maintenance plan, adequate planning is required to ensure that funds are allocated appropriately and that excessive funds are not collected through special levies. The budget should

The Knight News.

The Knight’s inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan officially endorsed.

The Knight is pleased to share an exciting development in our Reconciliation journey – our inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been officially endorsed. RAPs are like a roadmap, assisting businesses to embed meaningful reconciliation activities into their operations across three key pillars of relationships, respect and opportunities. The four RAP types (Reflect, Innovate,

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Stamping out unscrupulous practices in OC (Strata) Management

22 March 2023 A statement from The Knight’s Managing Director, Gregor Evans. Many will have seen the media reporting over the past 24 hours regarding some of the unscrupulous practices which can unfortunately exist within the Owners Corporation (Strata) management industry. Reporting of this nature is a blow to many in the industry, the overwhelming

Developer Insight.

Location of Planter Boxes – Common vs Private.

IMAGE: Provenance – 890 Toorak Road, Camberwell Planter boxes are now becoming an important design element for brand new developments however the question lies whether to make the location of planter boxes on common property or private property. The following are The Knight’s pros and cons list for the location of the planter boxes. Located

A new standard of luxury: How Saint Moritz is raising the bar.

Perfectly positioned with uninterrupted bay views, in walking distance to St Kilda’s bustling restaurant and nightlife strips on Acland & Fitzroy Streets, and with Melbourne landmarks like Luna Park, The Palais and The Espy right outside, Saint Moritz undoubtedly has the resort-like location sorted. But the surrounds pale in comparison to the inclusions. Despite all

Community Building.

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The Knight Community Grant: Holme

On Friday 26th May, The Holme Collingwood Social Club hosted a very successful social event with an attendance of around 45 residents. This was one of four social events, one for each season, to get to know the neighbours and enjoy some wine and nibbles. The committee were able to provide a grazing table and

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The Knight Community Grant: Parque Apartments

On Sunday 16 May we were lucky enough to join the community at Parque Apartments for the final component of their community building initiative. First applying for one of The Knight’s community grants back in 2019, the Committee were provided funding for two components. The first was the purchase and installation of some garden furniture

The Knight Community Grant: The Eastbourne

On Sunday 18 April 2021 – after months of delays, and a slight change in plans – the community at The Eastbourne were finally able to put their community grant from The Knight to use for their post-lockdown residents celebration. The Eastbourne Committee were one of four buildings to receive one of our annual grants

Sustainable Strata.

How can you make your apartment more sustainable?

Parque Apartments on St Kilda Road – Community Garden Properties are increasingly being built with sustainability front of mind, solar panels and recycled water systems are used to make them more energy efficient. For properties without these built in features, owners still have plenty of options to achieve sustainability success. Parque Apartments on St Kilda

A sustainable OC community

Using OC Rules to encourage sustainability

Increasingly developers are building properties with sustainability in mind. Properties can be built with energy efficient features like solar panels and recycled water systems. Developers should also consider setting up their owners corporations to ensure sustainability remains a feature in the management and day to day operations.  One way this can be achieved is by

Australian Knight Award.

Our 2024 Australian Knight

“Providing a fighting chance to live a long, healthy, and fulfilling life.” HeartKids are Australia’s leading Childhood-onset Heart Disease (CoHD) charity, bringing care, connection and compassion to those living with CoHD and are the only not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and advocating for families impacted by CoHD. As CoHD is for life, HeartKids are a

Our 2023 Australian Knight

“Our vision is to ensure no Aussie kid goes hungry at school.” More than 1 in 5 Australian children have experienced food insecurity in the last 12 months. After reading that kids were going hungry at school in his hometown of Shepparton in 2013, Lyndon Galea pinched what he could from his Mum’s cupboards and

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Our 2022 Australian Knight

“I want to help young Australians who are struggling to come to terms with their disability fulfil their potential and achieve their dreams.” This year The Knight honours Dylan Alcott, founder of the Dylan Alcott Foundation as our 2022 Australian Knight. The Dylan Alcott Foundation was born from a desire to eliminate the barriers that

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