Our 2020 Australian Knight

This year, The Knight honours Sally Beard and the not-for-profit Backpacks 4 VIC Kids, of which Sally is the founder, as our 2020 Australian Knight. In Australia, nearly 48,000 children are in foster care or emergency accommodation on any given night, with 11,500 new placements occurring each year. Often vulnerable children are placed quickly, without much
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Essential Safety Measures

The following content has been prepared and provided by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) When the construction of a building is complete, the building owner is responsible for its upkeep and maintenance, particularly its safety features or essential safety measures. The maintenance of essential safety measures will ensure that important safety systems within the building
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The Knight Community Grant: Balmoral Apartments

On Sunday 24th November, Balmoral Apartments was the third building of 2019 to host their community building initiative, Bubbles in the Garden. The gardens at Balmoral are something of a talking point in themselves, designed by award-winning landscape designer Paul Bangay, so it’s no wonder residents take any opportunity to gather in the leafy oasis.
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What is an Owners Corporation

What is an Owners Corporation?

What is an Owners Corporation? Strata titled properties in Australia have assets (property, services) that no single private lot owner has individual responsibility and/or authority for. Examples include corridors, communal lighting, a shared roof and so on. Within Victoria, Owners Corporations are legal entities created by the registration of Plans of Subdivision. The Plan of
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Developer Day Out 2019.

On Oaks Day, 7 November 2019, The Knight hosted our first ever ‘Developer Day Out’ event. About Developer Day Out. Through our partnerships with some of Australia’s most renowned developers we have had the opportunity to work on some of the most ambitious, luxurious and esteemed developments around Melbourne. Developer Day Out is our way
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Williamson's Estate Community-Building Event

The Knight Community Grant: Williamson’s Estate.

On Sunday the 27th October, residents from Williamson’s Estate came together to celebrate the spooky season with their Trick or Treat community-building event. It was a dreary October afternoon but the rain certainly didn’t dampen the excitement, with kids from across the estate getting dressed up and running from house to house in the search
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An Evening with The Knight 2019

An Evening with The Knight 2019.

­­ On Wednesday 25th September we hosted our 3rd annual information evening, An Evening with The Knight. It was our largest event yet, with tickets selling out before the event and over 100 Committee Members and Owners coming down to the RACV City Club to spend an evening with us. If you missed out on
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Defects Management - Strata Insights

Defects Management

In Victoria, statutory protections exist in place to protect both private property owners and Owners Corporations from building defects. Download Defects Management Fact Sheet > Building works may constitute a building defect when they do not comply with one of; Building Contract Statutory Warranties as set out in section 8 of the Domestic Building Contracts
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