OC Act Updates: all the key changes.

The Owners Corporations & Other Acts Amendment Act came into effect from the 1st December 2021. The OC Act updates contain a wide range of changes affecting the functions and responsibilities of Owners Corporations and key stakeholders. In this blog post we have collected 23 key updates and explained them in simple terms, with easy
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Upcoming OC Act changes for Committees to be aware of.

The Owners Corporations and Other Acts (OC Act) Amendment Act 2021 will take effect from 1 December 2021. Much focus has been given to changes which affect the duties of Owners Corporation Managers and the obligations of Developers. But beyond this, a range of provisions are set to come in which relate to the operation
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An Evening with The Knight

On Wednesday 24th October, over 80 Chairpersons and Committee members attended an information session hosted by The Knight which provided an update on non-compliant cladding and the effects on insurance policies, a presentation on the benefits of community building within apartment buildings and a talk on the preservation of personal information whilst online. The feedback we
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Gregor Evans appointed as Board Director for Strata Community Association

The Knight’s Managing Director appointed as Board Director for Strata Community Association. The Knight team congratulates our Managing Director, Gregor Evans, for his recent appointment as a Director for Strata Community Association (SCA). SCA is the peak industry body for Owners Corporation Management in Australia and New Zealand. Strata Community Association

Dealing with building defects

Changes to process for dealing with building defects Since 26 April 2017 there has been a change to the process for Owners Corporations dealing with building defects. If an Owners Corporation wishes to take action against a builder for failing to rectify building defects then rather than making an application to the Victorian Civil &
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Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-stay Accommodation) Bill 2016

In November 2016, the Victorian Parliament agreed to refer the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 to the Environment and Planning Committee for inquiry, consideration and report in relation to: • Undertaking proper consultation with peer sector economy providers, individuals, owners corporations and short-stay letting providers; • The impact on individuals, families, apartment owners
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