Australians love to renovate. Whether you’re in a free-standing house, where the possibilities seem endless, or navigating the nuances of living within a body corporate community, the desire to personalise and enhance our homes is there. This article covers internal renovations to a townhouse or unit and what you can and can’t do without body corporate approval.
Pets have long held a special place in our hearts and homes, and while pet ownership was already a right for owners with a body corporate, recent Queensland legislative changes have further extended this right to tenants. In this article, we cover the very limited acceptable grounds for refusing a pet application in a body corporate community.
While owners undeniably have a vested interest in a smoothly operating and well-maintained complex, they may still hesitate to become actively involved in the body corporate committee for various reasons. In this article, we’ll explore seven strategies to inspire owners to take an active part in the body corporate committee.
Regardless of where you live, disputes are an inevitable part of communal living. Whether in a bustling inner city neighbourhood, a tranquil suburban street, or within the confines of a body corporate community, conflict can arise, and while formal dispute resolution processes exist, there is a compelling case for seeking amicable resolutions.
In Queensland, the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 (BFSR 2008) stands as a crucial framework designed to govern fire safety measures within buildings. This regulation plays a pivotal role in maintaining the safety of occupants and structures, outlining the responsibilities of building owners and managers, as well as the standards that must be upheld to prevent and respond to fire incidents effectively.