Legislation & Compliance

What is cladding and why is it important?

Today, cladding is often associated with modern disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire in London but it’s a construction technique that’s …

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A strata lawyer sheds light on the cladding crisis

Picture: Lawyer Paul Jurdeczka talks about the cladding crisis in Australia.
 
A Deakin University and Griffith University study found that cladding was …

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The NSW government releases new draft legislation on Airbnb-style letting

The NSW government has officially opened the door to public comment more than one year after announcing plans to regulate short-term …

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The latest on cladding: is your building fire proof?

Finding it hard to keep up with changes to combat the cladding crisis? Here’s what is happening across Australia
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It’s 2019 and …

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New NSW strata laws on the horizon

By Dr. Adrian Carr (Corporate Licensee-In-Charge, PICA Group) 

The strata community and building industry are on the cusp of legislative change. Let’s …

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6 strata trends to watch out for after NSW elections

The results from the New South Wales elections will determine how the various impending legislative changes stand to affect the strata …

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NSW Government’s stance on the Opal Tower incident – the story so far

The Opal Tower incident has revealed several cracks in the system from insufficient government regulations to compliance issues within the building …

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Severity of defects and age of your building can sway your strata insurance

Defects are common in both new and existing builds. However, the nature and severity of building defects can vary greatly with …

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How insurers evaluate building defects and what impacts your insurance costs

In this article, we have collaborated with CHU to gather insights on how building defects can impact the insurance costs and …

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The tug of war between building defects and strata insurance

The type and cost of insurance cover of your building is directly related to what kind of defects your building may …

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