Reform of the strata and community scheme laws
The key features of living in a strata scheme are:
Did you know? All strata buildings in NSW must be fitted with devices that enable windows to be locked at 12.5cm when the devices are engaged. Owners corporations must have devices installed on all common property windows above the ground floor by 13 March 2018. To find out more, visit the Window safety device requirements page.
Read more about strata schemes:
All residential accommodation across NSW must have at least one working smoke alarm.
The Owners Corporation Network of Australia has produced three guides for people living in strata schemes. The guides have been funded by NSW Fair Trading and cover the following topics:
Go to the Owners Corporation Network of Australia website to view the guides.
Strata Community Australia provides a free online course on Executive Committee Governance providing participants with basic knowledge about Executive Committee membership in a strata plan.
The course covers:
Go to the Strata Community Australia (NSW) website for more information and to access the course.
The organisation also provides strata owners with a forum, seminars and access to service providers during its annual Strata Owners Day; part of the SCA (NSW) Convention. For details visit the Strata Community Australia - Events page.