When you buy a strata property, you also own common property and enjoy a host of benefits such as community gardens, children’s outdoor play areas, additional parking areas for visitors, etc. However, this privilege comes with shared responsibilities too. Since you may not always have the time and expertise to take care of all issues yourself, your elected committee deals with the everyday jobs that involve maintenance, management and administration. Learn more about committee management in our free guide today.
Our Community Living guides are designed to address the topics that will help enhance community living throughout our country.
By discussing these topics and explaining what they are, how they affect you, and addressing the common misconceptions around each topic, we aim to provide you with the tools to enhance liveability, certainty, and harmony within Australia’s community living landscape.
Your property is like any other multi-dimensional organisation that needs time, attention, dedication and expertise to ensure it works efficiently. Find out why it’s vital to have a committee for your property.
Find out how committee members are selected, who can become a committee member, the different rules across states, and answers to common questions on how committees should run.
We outline the key tasks that a committee should cover, and go into detail about by-laws and rules, securing insurance, managing finances and funds, holding meetings and managing records.