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October Edition

Get ready for the V8 Supercars this weekend through the streets of the Gold Coast. It looks like the weather wont be too bad for the race. Here is the Circuit Breakdown from FoxSports.

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All you need to know about Fire Compliance

Solutions In Engineering
Under the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 all buildings have annual fire compliance obligations. All buildings classified as class 1B to 9 must comply every year (only stand-alone houses and townhouses are exempt).

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Strata renovating insurance

A Guide to Contents Insurance for Strata Properties

Whitbread Insurance Brokers
Living in what insurers call a “strata title unit”, Contents Insurance for Strata Properties is still a necessity in order to to protect yourself from loss and / or damage to your possessions.

Pets in Strata Q&A

LookUpStrata & Kelly Borell, Tower Body Corporate
When it comes to pets in strata qld, can my body corporate really flatly refuse permission for animals on the grounds that they hate pets?
Question: I was wondering if you have any information about animal laws in Qld for strata living and whether or not there has been a change.

Where my overdue strata levies fees charged in error & can I get a reimbursement?

LookUpStrata & Lisa Rutland,
Being stuck with overdue strata levies fees due to a mixup with addresses can be costly - so who is in the wrong and are the overdue strata fees recoverable?


Latest News

Tate plans roundtable with developers and community groups on Broadwater masterplan

Andrew Potts, Gold Coast Bulletin
22 Oct

A MASTERPLAN for the Gold Coast Broadwater is closer to becoming a reality with talks under way between the State Government and the city council.


The RBA's warning on Australia's apartment boom

David Scutt, Business Insider

The statistics show Australian high rise residential building approvals have been going gangbusters. Many commentators have been wondering if the construction sector has been going too hard, too fast.



Brisbane City Council withdraws support for 'Giant Wall of Fortitude Valley'

Kristian Silva, Brisbane Times
They've been left in the dark for the past 12 months, but residents fighting against a structure dubbed "The Giant Wall of Fortitude Valley" are a step closer to seeing the (natural) light.


Property affordabilty lures Sydneysider to Brisbane

Property Observer

Soaring residential property prices in Sydney are driving people across the boarder to take advantage of Queensland's comparatively affordable market.


Gold Coast’s New $1.2 Billion Supertower To Put Q1 In The Shade

The Urban Developer

Gold Coast City Council has given the green light for a new $1.2 billion beachfront super tower in central Surfers Paradise that will be taller than Q1. The 285m building will be the Gold Coast’s tallest and will easily eclipse the current tallest tower, Q1, which has an occupied height of 235m.
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The Case for Electronic Voting

Dee Pannell, Strata Vote
Will electronic voting reduce owner apathy and reduce quorum issues? We look at some of the benefits of introducing electronic voting at your scheme.

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