SPONSORS & PARTNERS

SCA (Qld) is supported by corporate partners and sponsors that enable us to deliver member services. Listed below, our sponsors are our trusted and preferred suppliers in their area of expertise, and we thank each and everyone of them for their ongoing commitment to SCA (Qld)'s membership and the industry as a whole. Partners and sponsors of SCA (Qld) gain a competitive advantage as they directly participate in member engagement opportunities on various levels. 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship opportunities are available for corporate sponsors but also for a diverse range of services to SCA (Qld) members on an ad-hoc basis. If you are interested to learn more about how to reach body corporate managers in Queensland please contact us.

PLATINUM PARTNERS

  • Grace Lawyers
  • CHU Underwriting Agencies
  • Macquarie Bank
  • StrataMax
  • Body Corporate Brokers

Platinum Partners

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Grace Lawyers was established in 2005, to serve the needs of the body corporate/strata industry.  We have conducted matters in Queensland for over 8 years and have quickly grown into the largest body corporate/strata specialist legal firm in Australia. Due to our sustained organic growth, we opened a dedicated Queensland office in 2011 and have continued to drive our vision of delivering expert legal services and superior value. At Grace Lawyers we speak plain English and ensure that you are aware of every step of the legal process. Grace Lawyers provides:

  • Concise and understandable advice, with reliable recommendations;
  • A direct answer to your legal issue; and
  • A strategic direction to take to achieve your desired outcome.

Our firm has developed a specialist team of body corporate lawyers that can lead and manage your matter from its inception to final resolution in every aspect of body corporate law and the complementary core practice areas of insurance law, debt collection, building and construction law, insolvency law, planning law, litigation services across all practice areas. We conduct matters across all practice areas in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and the ACT. Grace Lawyers is a member of panels and partnerships with a diverse range of clients including national insurance companies, insolvency firms and government departments.

Contact: www.gracelawyers.com.au | T 07 3232 1119

CHU are the strata insurance specialists, we deal in nothing else, ONLY strata insurance, and we’ve done this for over 33 years now. CHU has grown to become recognised as the world’s leading strata insurance specialist, underwriting more than 135,000 schemes across Australia, America, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

CHU’s innovative approach in providing the best insurance solutions in the market centers around making life easier for our customers. CHU consistently leads the market with unmatched knowledge and experience, providing its customers with a unique point of difference, unrivalled throughout Australia.

Our residential, commercial and community title strata insurance plans are regularly updated to ensure our customers continue to receive market leading cover. CHU are proud to be underwriting in excess $400 billion of Bodies’ Corporate assets to provide protection beyond the minimum legislative requirements.

It's why more strata managers, brokers and lot owners continue to choose CHU for their strata insurance. They understand the strength in CHU dealing in nothing else but insurance for strata and community title customers.

Contact: www.chu.com.au | T 07 3135 7900

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Macquarie Business Banking is a division of Macquarie Bank and has been helping strata businesses manage their banking and grow their profits for more than 20 years. We strive to be the strata managers' bank, through our industry expertise and full suite of banking solutions that can be tailored to suit our clients’ needs.

Contact: www.macquarie.com.au/strata | T  1800 442 370

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Body Corporate Brokers (BCB) are licensed general insurance brokers, who specialise in the provision of insurance advice and related services for Bodies Corporate, Strata Managing Agents and Landlords of Home Units across the strata and community titles industry.

BCB also provide specialist insurance products for managers running their own business.  We know how important it is to consider insurance that will protect you and your business, especially your legal and commercial exposures.  BCB can provide advice and policies based on your business needs.  Our specialist knowledge of the market means we can tailor solutions for you, including Professional Indemnity, Management Liabilities and Business Insurance policies.

BCB was established in 1996 on the Gold Coast and has since grown to become the leading provider of insurance solutions for Body Corporate Managers in Queensland. In response to demand for similar services, the company has grown to have branches in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. BCB is a member of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA).

Contact: www.bodycorporatebrokers.com.au | T 07 3337 1600 (Brisbane) | T 07 5668 7800 (Gold Coast)

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StrataMax has been partnering with the strata management industry for over 21 years now, offering technology-based solutions to the management of strata communities. Being solely dedicated to strata the solutions offered are based on the direct needs of the industry and the day-to-day users.

StrataMax is now used to manage over 400,000 lots Australia-wide and growing. As the leading provider of software and financial services to the strata community, the aim is to constantly develop innovative features to streamline the complex process of managing and maintaining strata buildings. It can be safely said that there is no other strata software solution available in the market today that provides the innovation, and sheer breadth of features and benefits that StrataMax software provides. Plus as the system comes as a complete integrated package for strata management you do not have to pay extra for any unexpected add-ons. There are no hidden costs or additions required. Combine this with exceptional training and support and StrataMax is definitely the preferred solution for strata management. As the technology partner for the SCA, StrataMax will continue to drive and support the industry.

Contact: www.stratamax.com | Ph: 1800 65 63 68

EDUCATION PARTNER

Strata Community Insurance provides specialist products and services to the Strata and Community Title sector.

Strata Community Insurance is a privately-owned company partnering with the Allianz Group – the largest property and casualty insurer in the world.

Strata Community Insurance is a business founded, owned and staffed by a group of Australia’s most experienced strata insurance professionals. 

Our founders have four decades of experience across six countries developing products and writing this form of insurance business.

As we deal exclusively in the strata insurance market, we understand the complexities of the field and its governing legislation.

Contact: www.stratacommunityinsure.com.au T: 1300 SCINSURE (1300 724 678)

GOLD PARTNERS

  • Solutions in Engineering
  • Buildcheck
  • Lannock Strata Finance
  • Strata Unit Underwriters

Gold Sponsors

Lannock Strata Finance is the leading strata finance specialist in Australia, helping owners protect and improve their properties with efficient financing solutions. 

 

Waiting for money to accumulate in a sinking fund is a very slow process.  Everyone benefits when projects are started sooner, and a Lannock Strata Loan is the best way to help your clients get started quickly. 

 

Renovations, defects, green energy projects?  Lannock offers the most flexible strata loans in Australia.  No job is too big or too small. 

 

Contact:  www.lannock.com.au | strata@lannock.com.au |T  1300 85 15 85

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Strata Unit Underwriters is a specialist and leading provider of quality insurance products associated with strata title and similar type schemes throughout Australia including high risk cyclone zones.

Our company, has delivered superior levels of customer service to strata managers and insurance brokers since 1999. We are proudly the preferred provider of strata insurance to over 500 of Australia’s leading Strata Managers and Insurance Brokers.

As specialists in strata insurance, we have a team of highly skilled and experienced strata insurance professionals, who have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of strata insurance and the legislation that applies to strata and related schemes in each state and territory of Australia.

When you deal with Strata Unit Underwriters you have peace of mind as our policies are underwritten by CGU Insurance Limited, part of Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG) – one of Australia's largest general insurers.

Our Goals:

  • Make a difference to our customers by delivering prompt and personal service
  • 24 hr emergency claims service
  • We aim to be a solutions based Underwriter and provide Market leading Strata Insurance Products
  • Online quote facility (eQuote) which provides instant quotes
  • Maintain trust and loyalty with our customers by always acting in an ethical manner
  • Contribute to the SCA within each State

Contact: www.suu.com.au | T 1300 668 066

Buildcheck Engineering and Building Consultants was established around 1990 in response to a need for a professional company which could provide a “one stop shop” approach to any problem encountered by a building owner.
The Queensland office is headed up by Terry O’Donoghue MTech(Civil), BE, RPEQ 16047 and Gerard Blodorn BE (Civil)RPEQ.

Buildcheck now employs Engineers, Architects, Building Surveyors and Building
Inspectors all under one roof and has offices located in Victoria and Queensland.

We can expertly deal with any issue regarding a building, whether it be related to
project management, building regulations, building maintenance or building disputes.

While our core services revolve around providing building repair scopes, design, tendering, contract preparation and project management a full list of services offered include :

Scopes Of Work, Tenders and contracts
Works Project Management
Expert Witness Reports
Defect Reports
Essential Safety Measure Reports and advice
Maintenance Plans
General Condition Reports
Window Frame Surveys
Protection Works
Dilapidation Surveys
Building Order Response

Contact:  www.buildcheck.com.au | sales@buildcheck.com.au | T 1300 956 364

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Solutions in Engineering offers specialised compliance reports to the Strata Industry throughout Australia, New Zealand, UAE and British Columbia.  Established in 1984 Solutions in Engineering and Solutions in Fire have supplied over 200,088 compliance reports and fire evacuation training to a variety of strata and property assets.

In 2013 we started our Contractor Compliance Management Program ARM, it ensures speedy accurate results for every compliance check. By outsourcing your Contractor Compliance Management to ARM you are outsourcing much of your compliance risk. It provides for better use of your time ensuring your resources stay focused on your core business and other projects and opportunities.

With a large team of professional inspectors and a great support team in the office, Solutions in Engineering offers a superior service so you can expect quality reports on time, every time. As more and more legislation is introduced, the compliance regime for Bodies Corporate continues to increase. Solutions in Engineering offer you a complete service to ensure that you comply with all relevant legislation.

These services include:

  • Asbestos Surveys, Management Plans and Onsite Registers;
  • Balustrade Testing;
  • Compliance Reports;
  • Fire Safety Reports and Services;
  • Insurance Valuations;
  • Maintenance Reports; Part 5 Maintenance Reports
  • Pool Safety Inspections;
  • Sinking Fund Forecasts;
  • Structural engineering reports and specifications;

Solutions in Engineering works with you to take the compliance monkey off your back!

Contact: www.solutionsinengineering.com   | T 1300 136 036

SPONSORS

  • Watt Utilities
  • BOSS Building Maintenance
  • Express Glass
  • Rochele
  • Poolwerx
  • VOIPForce

Sponsors

Are you paying too much for Utilities? Watt Utilities is a family owned Australian business established in 2006. We have national proven track record and have obtained results with tens of millions of dollars in savings for our clients. As your utilities management company we enjoy the challenge of achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients and establishing long term personal business relationships. We manage large corporate and strata portfolios right through to smaller businesses. We specialise in strata title and buildings for energy efficiency and we pride ourselves on our ongoing service and support.

Our team not only assists bodies corporate with contract negotiation and budget forecasting we have the knowledge, experience and tools, to further cut costs by analysing peak demand, looking for errors on accounts and providing efficiency advice. We manage your accounts so you do not have to. We are not an electricity or gas retailer, so our sole objective is to support your business in keeping costs down and providing superior service.

Contact: www.wattutilities.com.au  |T  1300 734 088

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Express Glass specialise in glass replacement to the strata, facility management and insurance markets throughout Australia on a 24/7/365 basis. In addition to this, they undertake a range of associated services such as; window films, scratch/graffiti removal and frame repairs. Express Glass also offer audit and remediation services for glazing upgrades to meet compliance or energy efficiency standards and are well known in the strata management  environment for adding quantifiable value for clients.

Over their long history, Express Glass has gathered a team with a wealth of experience dealing with the individual requirements of strata managers and providing them with cost effective and professional solutions to their glass/film and glazing requirements. They realise that communication is a key aspect of any business relationship and keep clients continually updated with the progress and completion of job requests through industry leading technology enabled job tracking systems.

Because at Express Glass it’s about more than just getting the job done, it’s about offering our clients emergency glass replacement they can trust.

Contact: www.expressglass.com.au | T 1300 666 234

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Rochele Painting was established in 1975 by Rocco and Michele Festa who cleverly combined their names to form “Rochele Painting”.

Rocco has since been 3 times president of the Queensland Master Painters Association and has passed much of his industry and business knowledge onto his three children Samuel, Jeremy & Ali, who are now responsible for the daily operations of the business.

From humble beginnings Rochele Painting was once operated from the family home. Through dedication to outstanding customer service the business has grown in size and reputation to become Queensland's premier painting company.

Contact: www.rochelepainting.com.au | T 1300 808 164

 

 

 

BOSS Building Maintenance has a unique competitive advantage in its ability to assume a proactive approach to building services and maintenance throughout Queensland.

Following extensive research and consultation with our customers we have designed and developed building service packages to accommodate all building types. BOSS Building Maintenance ensures that our customers are receiving the best advice in maintaining their buildings. It is essential that a building is maintained at the highest level, and has all of its assets operating at its optimum. Compliance with legislation to protect and prolong the structure and its people is our priority. BOSS is able to deliver a service that is second to none.

We provide comprehensive Facility Management and Project Management services supported by specialised divisions including, BOSS Elevators, BOSS Fire Protection, BOSS Climate, BOSS Painting &Remedial, BOSS Constructions, BOSS Safety and BOSS Commercial Cleaning. No job is too big or too small’. QBCC Licence 1280640

Contact: www.bossaustralia.com.au | T 1300 843 267

VoIPforce are the pioneers of the Duress & Emergency Lift Phone Service (DET). With the nbn roll-out in full swing, we provide the seamless & simple solution that enables your emergency lift phone to operate 24/7, 365 even in the event of an nbn outage. Currently, there is no guarantee that your emergency lift phone technology is operational when there is a network outage - offering a cellular, battery powered backup for your lift phone during an nbn outage, DET future proofs your lift phone.

Using Dual SIM connectivity, the DET unit emulates the reliability of your traditional copper line connection. Our units come standard with twelve hours of battery backup, powering the unit in the event of an outage. With 24/7 proactive monitoring of the unit and real-time notifications of service issues, VoIPforce provide a service you need, made easy. Our passion is providing next-generation technology solutions - today.

Contact: voipforce.com.au | T 1300 658 025

There are many complexities involved in managing body corporate and strata title buildings and complexes. Keeping residents safe and happy is one thing, but keeping up with the regulations and government health guidelines governing the care and maintenance of pools is quite another. This brings with it a responsibility to not only fulfil your Duty of Care, but to comply with an ever changing set of rules and regulations.

Poolwerx is an expert in keeping pools and spas of any size sparkling, healthy, cost efficient and compliant all year-round. With a strong focus on complying with the State Health guidelines/legislation, we assess, maintain, and document all work undertaken, providing written reports for your records.

  • Poolwerx can do as much, or as little of the work as you require.  We can even provide training for work you wish to be performed in-house.
  • We will ensure your pools are not only clean and healthy, but comply with legislation to fulfill your Duty of Care 
  • Independent, expert third party support in the event of litigation 
  • Year-round service, with variable options dependent on season and/or location

Contact: poolwerx.com.au | T 1800 036 983