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Welcome to the latest edition of our monthly newsletter


This complimentary newsletter forms part of the comprehensive service provided to you, our body corporate clients. This newsletter is designed to help protect your investment by keeping you informed and up to date with important news, including any changes in the Strata Industry.

Tower Body Corporate has recently taken over management of a few new buildings & we welcome our new readers who are lot owners from these schemes.

In this edition we look at the benefits of installing individual water meters, how to get the most out of your space and we even touch on a little pool safety now that the weather is warming up. Find out about this and much more below!

We always appreciate your feedback, so please let us know which sections you enjoy the most or what other topics you may be interested in.

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Thank you for reading. We hope you enjoy this service and keep an eye out for subsequent editions in months to come.

Kind Regards
The Team at Tower Body Corporate Administration

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Smart Strategies for Small Outdoor Spaces

Bettina Deda,
Downsize with Style

Combine functional furniture with a splash of colour and a clever layout, and you will spruce up your terrace or courtyard with ease and be ready to entertain your family and friends for Christmas and the summer holidays.
Read more.....

The ABC of Pool Safety

Dept Housing & Public Works

Make sure you follow the ABC of pool safety.

Individual Water Meters for Apartments

Tower Body Corporate

Bodies corporate now have the option of installing individual water meters (sub-meters) for each lot and entering into an agreement with Council to have the individual water meters read and each Lot owner within the scheme billed for their usage.
Read more.....

What is Defamation?

Frank Higginson,
Hynes Legal

With the increasing prevalence and popularity of social media and internet based communications, it has never been more crucial to contain your inner keyboard warrior lest your words (and digital footprint) come back to haunt you in the form of a defamation claim.
Read more.....

Latest News


G20: What you need to know about the summit in Brisbane

ABC News
But what exactly is the G20? Who will be there and what will be discussed? Will the city be closed off over the weekend?

Gold Coast Needs More Residential Developments To Meet Demand

The Urban Developer
The Gold Coast beachside apartment market is in a critical state of undersupply, with new stock in the pipeline unlikely to meet future demand, according to Colliers International.


Brisbane Skytower

CBRE Residential Projects Brisbane


HELP – An Owner in my Unit Complex doesn’t Follow the Rules!

Jade Gesell, SykesPearsonMiller
We’ve all heard the stories where one unit owner decides he/she owns the complex and can do as he/she likes and paints the front of their unit a hideous shade of pink that clashes with the colour scheme entirely, or they take to ‘pruning the palm trees’ leaving nothing but a stick out of the ground!

How Brisbane body corporates can help ensure a safe G20 summit

Simon Barnard, SCA (QLD) - Property Observer
While the G20 is a most exciting opportunity for Brisbane and Queensland to be showcased to the world, as the summit approaches many bodies corporate and the strata and community title sector in the Brisbane CBD are feeling the nervous vibes.


What Makes A Good Apartment

Peter Chittenden
Apartment living is popular and apartments are also sought after investments and today the location, price range and style of apartment you can buy is varied. And so I found myself asking, given all of the options, what makes a good apartment?

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Congratulations Kelly

We are very happy to announce that Kelly Borell has been appointed General Manager of Tower Body Corporate Administration.

Kelly has been with the Company for over 5 years. She began as a Junior, then worked her way up to Office Manager and now General Manager.

We wish Kelly all the best in her new position - the appointment is in recognition of her excellent attitude and ability to get the job done!

Strata Resource - made just for Queenslanders

Looking for great Queensland Strata information?

Try the LookUpStrata FactSheet: Strata Legislation for Queensland

Find links to legislation, strata forms as well as information about parking, pets, levies, common property, selling, renting, buying.....

It is all there in one convenient FactSheet....EXCELLENT!

Get to know the friendly team at Tower

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