Welcome to your strata defects series toolkit
What is a defect? Building your strata defects knowledge
Our articles provide a detailed look at the different aspects of managing building defects and what you can do on your strata property
The regulatory frameworks that surround strata defects can move quickly. Likewise, with states and territories looking to improve consumer confidence within the building and construction sector, we produce articles discussing some of the latest movements and decisions about strata defects and their impact committee members and owners.
NSW Parliament has passed two important Bills that look to reinstate consumer confidence when it comes to the construction industry and managing defects.
The NSW Government has established a set of inquiries, reviewed by the Public Accountability Committee, to gauge where there has been a lack of regulation and government oversight within the sector.
Defects are common in both new and existing builds. However, the nature and severity of building defects can vary greatly with age, and this can impact on insurance cover.
In collaboration with CHU, we provide insights on how building defects can impact insurance costs and what you should know to protect your building.
The type and cost of insurance cover of your building is directly related to what kind of defects your building may have and the level of damage they could cause. Here is what you should know so you can protect your property in the best possible way.
The Opal Tower debacle in Sydney has put Australian strata buildings under the microscope for lax building safety and raises compliance issues. Are state laws doing enough to deal with emergencies from building defects?
Strata properties have come under the scanner for building compliance and safety. We address the questions you may have about who does what when it comes to building defects.
It’s important to be aware of the various kinds of building defects and the risks they might cause. In this article, we explore some common building defects to look out for in strata property.
A Deakin University and Griffith University study found that cladding was one of the most common problems in a study on 212 building defects across NSW, Victoria and Queensland.
Finding it hard to keep up with changes to combat the cladding crisis? Here’s what is happening across Australia.
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