How to Submit an Owners Motion

Are you a Lot owner with an idea or recommendation that you'd like to be considered - but you're not sure how to go about it? The good news is - if you follow this procedure, you will be heard.  What you need to do is submit an "owners motion".  A motion is defined as [...]

What are Body Corporate By-Laws?

Body Corporate By-Laws are a set of rules that enable the Body Corporate to control and manage common property areas, the body corporate assets, and the use of lots. Whether you're a non-resident investor, an owner occupier or a tenant,  you are required to abide by these by-laws. It's a good idea to give new [...]

What is the Role of the Body Corporate Committee?

Ever wondered exactly about the role of the Committee, how it gets elected and what the Executive Committee members are supposed to do? We've put together this overview, which we hope makes it easy to understand the "whys" and "whats" of a body corporate committee. Why is a Body Corporate Committee necessary? In Queensland, it's [...]

QLD: The Body Corporate, BC Committee and BC Manager

Confused about what constitutes a ‘Body Corporate’ and what the roles of a Body Corporate Committee and a Body Corporate Manager are? Let's explain it. The Body Corporate A Body Corporate is formed when subdivided land is registered in order to create a Community Titles Scheme. The individual Scheme can consist of a variety of [...]

All you need to know about Fire Compliance, Qld

Are you aware if your Scheme is compliant with Queensland's fire safety rules?  We all need peace of mind that our lives and property are safe from the risk of fire. We've outlined here the regulations and your Body Corporate's obligations. Under the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 all buildings have annual fire compliance obligations. [...]