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Year

Dec Unfairness eliminated for 1.1m Queensland apartment and unit owners Home Warranty Scheme
Nov New insurance premium set to hurt owners' pockets Home Warranty Scheme
Unsafe Pools a potential Death trap Pool Safety
Oct Gold Coast Apartment owners grow fresh schoolies concerns after "Zombie Drug" reports Schoolies Drugs
Two storey toddler fall prompts calls for new window safety laws Window safety
Sept Earthquakes prompt strata property warning Earthquakes
  Party Houses could make a return at the Gold Coast Party Houses
July 'Eye in the sky' drones Inspections
June Budget Warning from Strata Sector State Budget
  Unsafe non-compliant pools a death trap Pools
April Government challenged to deliver disaster relief package to NQ Disaster Relief
March Council Candidates urged to support apartment owners Election
  Unit owners in NQ fear relief won't come amid the rising cost of premiums NQ Insurance
Feb Flammable Cladding Crisis emerges Cladding
  Attorney-General to address sector Conference Annual Conference
Jan    Government called on to breathe life back into local construction Construction reforms
     
     

 

Dec Queensland Strata Law Reform builds Momentum Law review
View Tax for Apartments a cash grab View Tax
Nov Builders must be held accountable for unsafe materials Cladding
Oct Apartment Managers urged to 'bite the bullet' and upgrade smoke alarms Fire Safety
Sept Tax Office Urged to cool off on targeting NQ Cyclone affected Owners ATO NQ
July State Budget must be platform for strata actions State Budget
Ongoing Property Law Review must be completed NSW Reforms
Legislation in NSW leaves behind Qld NSW ahead
June New regulations shut down Gold Coast "Party Houses" Party Houses
Design, not size matters in small apartments debate Small Apartments
Mandatory Inspections for Concrete Cancer riddles schemes Concrete Cancer
Concrete cancer riddled schemes allowed to sell Democratic selling
Pet lovers not entitled to an "open slather" in strata Pets and Democracy
May NQ Insurance Taskforce welcomed Insurance Taskforce
  Call for urgent building inspections Unsafe materials
  Developers offer $6.5million but it may not be enough Lawsuit GC
Apr Stakeholder Umbrella Group Formed Umbrella Group
Mar Government called on to support sector New Government
  Meet the Strata Professionals Conference
  Funds to cyclone proof strata building Budget Request
  Zero Tolerance at Easter Easter 
Feb Settle claims quickly NQ Cyclone Clean Up
  Government urged to act on strata sector review Streamlined Strata Legislation
  Prepare for Cyclone Marcia NQ Cyclone
Jan    Concrete Cancer Warning - A time bomb going undetected Concrete cancer
  Give Unit owners rights to self-regulate balcony smoking By-Laws
  Prepare for cyclone season Cyclone
   

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      Alert: Reappointment of President Simon Barnard      Support for implementation of national occupational licensing      Strata buildings urged to review roof top security      Minimal disruption during G20      Empower bodies corporate to self-determinate      Strata property owners urged to do their homework      Caution over schoolies balcony ban      North Queensland stamp duty call      Concrete cancer and asbestos alarm for buildings      Schoolies warned over property damage      Property owners urged to prepare for early storm and fire season

      SCA (Qld) puts forward Land Sales Act recommendations

      Protect property owner's assets with industry licensing

      Cairns region to send Government message on body corporate costs

      Up to one million Queenslanders impacted by strata red tape

      Queenslanders left guessing over strata policies of major parties

      Apartment owners to have say on pool safety laws

      Prepare in advance for storm season

      Japan looking to Queensland for strata guidance

      Community management statements disclosure no longer required

      Gold Coast body corporate by-laws clarified

      Short term letting essential to growth

      New purchasers responsible for old debt

      Call for rethink or delay on stamp duty premiums

      SCA (Qld) concerned about unit owners rights

      Opposition to bill threatening BC independent decision making

      Sunshine Coast Council to eridicate development fees

      SCA (Qld) supports life-saving window locks

      State Government applauded for taking steps to end quarrel

      Cost-effective strata living is the way of the future

      SCA (Qld) supports window lock legislation

      $86 billion strata industry conference

      SCA (Qld) rejects proposed ban on short-stay letting

      SCA (Qld) warns of 2013 flood insurance nightmare

      Strata industry calls on developers to take more responsibility

      Two years on from 2011 floods insurance nightmare still exists