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276. New law for NSW: does your “pet” by-law stack up?

  On Wednesday this week, it became much easier for residents in NSW strata buildings to keep pets in their homes. In this episode, I unpack the new legislation, including its impact on existing by-laws that restrict the keeping of animals. Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Read the Cooper Decision here Section 139 –

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275. Electronic meeting ballots and agendas: a legal quandary

  Reena and I cover: how to complete a ballot paper “in writing” during an electronic meeting  the surprising item missing from our strata legislation  the insurer who capitulated second time around a creative solution to a long-standing noise dispute Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Regulation 10: Ballot for strata committee – Strata Schemes

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274. Building a Successful Offshore Team – with Strata Staff

  This week, Shawn Brown of Strata Staff joins me to explain the benefits of offshoring, particularly for strata managers. We discuss how to avoid a “train wreck” experience and what it takes to build a team that adds significant value for owners.  Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Shawn’s email address: shawn@stratastaff.com.au  Strata Staff

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273. What does the “2 worker” rule really mean?

  I’m bringing you an edited version of last Friday’s LIVE chat with Chris Duggan.    We cover the new Professional Standards Scheme for NSW strata managers and their staff, plus the need-to-know on the latest (and no less confusing) iteration of our Public Health Orders.  Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Your Strata Property

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272. Does an “in meeting” vote trump a “pre meeting” vote?

Reena and I cover: the indecisive voter: what happens when an owner votes one way via pre-meeting voting, then changes their mind and wants to vote the other way at the meeting? lessons from Miami and a warning to communities ignoring their repair and maintenance obligations the deep clean that went just right and the

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