Submitting an Owner’s Motion.

In Queensland, a Lot owner in a body corporate scheme has the opportunity to submit motions for consideration at General Meetings at any time. For an owner’s motion to be considered at the Annual General Meeting, it must be received by the Secretary or Body Corporate Manager by the last day of the Body Corporate’s [...]

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By-Laws

By-Laws are a set of rules that enable the Body Corporate to control and administer the common property areas, the body corporate assets, owners and occupiers. A Body Corporate can make new by-laws, or change its existing ones however to do this, a motion must be passed by Special Resolution at a General Meeting (AGM [...]

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Role of the Committee

A Body Corporate must appoint a Committee at each Annual General Meeting. In Queensland, a valid Committee consists of a minimum three and a maximum seven members, which must include a Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer, and then if applicable, Ordinary Committee Members. There are exceptions to this rule, for example, schemes that are under the [...]

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QLD: Body Corporates and the duty of a Body Corporate Committee

QLD: Body Corporates and the duty of a Body Corporate Committee Owners are often confused as to what constitutes a ‘Body Corporate’ and what the role of a Body Corporate Committee is. A Body Corporate is formed when subdivided land is registered in order to create a Community Titles Scheme. The individual scheme can consist [...]

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Strata title in QLD

Even though it’s practised in countries all over the world today, the concept of strata title as a property ownership structure started right here in Australia back in 1961. A novel concept at the time, the strata title was different to the traditional Torrens Title model, where the purchase of a freestanding home or piece [...]

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