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Strata News from  Tower Body Corporate for the SEQ region.
July Edition.

I hope you have been keeping warm after the cold snap in the weather we are experiencing.

In July’s edition of our newsletter, we are very lucky to have a guest post written by Insurance Aid General Brokers providing us with some excellent information about ways to save money on your strata insurance.

We would like to welcome Nikki Jovicic to the Tower Body Corporate team. Nikki recently started as Marketing Manager at Tower in addition to her role running our Strata Information site - LookUpStrata. Nikki has a background in Marketing, Social Media and Information Management and can be contacted on

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Insurance

Insurance Aid General Brokers
6 simple points that can assist you and your Body Corporate to ensure that you get the best possible terms out of your strata insurer.


Living With Less Podcast

Bettina Deda, Downsize With Style author
This podcast showcases two downsizing case studies explaining the benefits of introducing great storage concepts for apartment living with less.

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How Different is Queensland Body Corporate Legislation?

Lisa Rutland,
If you own a unit in Melbourne and another in Brisbane how different is the body corporate legislation going to be?

Strata reforms

Strata Reforms are the new black

Allison Benson, Kerin Benson Lawyers
The NSW Strata Reform has been in the news lately with the release of the draft bill last week. This is not the only state around Australia looking at strata reforms - so what is happening in Queensland and the rest of the states?

Latest News

$100bn strata sector being left behind by other states

Strata Community Australia (Qld) President Simon Barnard said today that Queensland hadn't kicked a goal in strata reform for the last 2 years, despite the industry working hard.

Brisbane unit approvals skyrocket

Cameron Atfield, Brisbane Times
Unit approvals in Brisbane have almost have almost tripled in two years, with analysts pointing to a shift in expectation as the Australian dream of a big backyard increasingly made way for affordability and convenience.

Thousands of Queenslanders seeking strata change in state budget

Queensland's multi-billion dollar strata sector has said that next week's state Budget will be vital in determining whether strata remains a key driver in the State's economy.


The Project: Concrete Cancer

Air Date Thurs 9 July 2015 Duration - 02:55


The Problem With Body Corporate Maintenance

Lisa Rutland,
One of the most attractive things about living in a body corporate is the ability to have the body corporate maintenance undertaken by someone who isn’t you. Of course there’s always a trade-off and in this case it’s that you pay quite handsomely for the privilege.
Storm ready

Are you storm ready?

Renee Cassidy, Whitbread Insurance Brokers
Recent storm damage due to severe storms in NSW, where estimated Insurance losses have reached $250 million with claims far exceeding 60,000, highlight the need to be well informed on the right procedures to take if you are faced with a similar catastrophe.
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