Understanding and Improving Water Usage in Strata

It is likely your unit or townhouse does not have an individual water meter as most apartment buildings in NSW have only one main meter. This is due to it not being a requirement for new developments until 2014. For those buildings with only one master water meter, costs are incurred as follows: Each owner […]

Electricity Meters In Strata

The electrical meter room is usually common property but individual units meters are now supplied and owned by the Electricity provider, e.g. AGL, Origin Energy. The ‘Power of Choice’ is government implemented electricity industry wide reforms set by the Australian Energy Market Commission. Since 1st December 2017 these changes have been initiated starting in Victoria […]

Noise issues in strata

Do you have issues with Noise in Residential Strata Schemes? Noise is a concern for many people in Strata Schemes and Community Associations and is one of the most common complaints when people are living in close proximity. Time restrictions on residential activities are determined by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and they work in […]

Useful Links

Acts & Regulations Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Interpretations Act 1987 Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 Strata By-laws 2016 Schedule 3 Residential by-laws By-laws for strata schemes registered Pre 1996 By-laws for schemes registered after 1st […]