Our 2021 Australian Knight

“Women in our own backyard are going without basic toiletries, we believe this is unacceptable.” This year The Knight honours Emma Sullings, founder of the Happy Boxes Project as our 2021 Australian Knight. Emma spent five years working, living, and learning in remote communities in the Northern Territory as a teacher, youth mentor, family educator
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If strata is a form of government, how do we influence behaviour and improve social outcomes within our properties?

By Alex Smale I was sitting in the SCA A100 seminar when the instructor introduced an idea that initially seemed problematic. They suggested strata is the fourth level of government, envisioning government consisted of federal, state, local, and then… strata? Governing involves both the administration and control of a community. There is no doubt strata
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Lisa Dixson discusses Owners Corporations on Property TV.

On Thursday 26 November 2020, The Knight’s Business Development Manager, Lisa Dixson joined Cate Bakos on Your Mortgage on Property TV. Lisa chatted with Cate about Owners Corporations, demystifying some common misconceptions and confusions and delving into the role of the Owners Corporation Manager. Lisa was joined also by Tim Boyle from Finalytics who spoke
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An Evening with The Knight 2020 – FAQs.

On the 26th of August, The Knight held its annual information evening, this year in virtual format. The topic was ‘Being Neighbourly’ and panellists discussed strategies for dealing with common conflict, the importance of Owners Corporation rules and the escalation process. Plus, special guest Irene Opper from Neighbourhood Connect joined us to share the importance
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The top 3 benefits of virtual Owners Corporation meetings.

Many Owners Corporation Committees will have become very familiar with the virtual meeting over the past 6 months during the COVID-19 pandemic. Born of necessity due to government advice and restrictions, hosting virtual Owners Corporation meetings has actually revealed some unexpected benefits over this period. While they continue to remain a necessity as we plot
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How a dedicated handover team supports developers.

The establishment of an Owners Corporation is an involved process. Doing it incorrectly or missing key deadlines can have real consequences for your project and purchasers, including the delaying of settlements. Partnering with a trusted and experienced Owners Corporation Manager from the early stages of your project will ensure the Owners Corporation is correctly established
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