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Is small city living in Australia for you?

Small city Australia living: life in smaller cities like Newcastle, Cairns, or Hobart is undeniably attractive for many Australians.
In a country …

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Strata buildings and bushfires: how to stay safe

Stay safe in strata buildings and apartments from the fires in Australia.

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What are the rules about pets in strata apartments?

Bringing your furry friend home for the first time is a great experience, but if you are going to rent or …

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Simple ways to reduce noise pollution in your apartment

How to reduce some of the annoying noises that come with apartment living. 
Chronic exposure to noise pollution – the ambient sounds …

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Fires: How owners of strata properties can help

Fires continue to burn across Australia. How can I help? 
Over 3,700,000 hectares of Australia have burned during the 2019-2020 bushfires. While …

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Strata’s high-performance metrics, and what’s driving them

Since 2006, Macquarie Bank has been tracking and monitoring the strata industry’s performance and, according to their 2019 Strata Management Benchmarking …

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When more is not merrier: Avoiding overcrowding this Christmas

As we veer deeper into the festive season, it’s natural to feel a little merry – but that shouldn’t mean that …

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How to avoid a strata grinch: 8 tips to make sure your holiday guests, cheer, and parties don’t get on your neighbour’s nerves

The halls are decked, dreidels are spinning, things are jingling, and Michael Bublé is on repeat. The festive season is upon …

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Don’t get your neighbour’s tinsel in a tangle over rubbish this holiday season

From 14 November until 24 December 2019, it is predicted Australians will spend almost $53 billion in the lead-up to Christmas…generating …

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Your summer on a strata balcony: What to know

As the weather warms up to higher temperatures, so does the festive cheer. Here’s some tips for enjoying entertaining on your …

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