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Bodies Corporate – Having Building or Maintenance Work Carried out on Common Property?

December 19th, 2018|

HAVING BUILDING OR MAINTENANCE WORK CARRIED OUT ON COMMON PROPERTY? BODY CORPORATES TAKE CARE - ITS NOT JUST AN INVOICE ANYMORE We acknowledge that construction can be quite a dull [...]

Body Corporate Law – Rules are Rules

December 12th, 2018|

Rules are Rules As I always tell my children (not that they listen to me) ….rules are rules. Active Law was recently involved in a matter (Riverford [2018] QBCCMCmr 606 [...]

Body Corporate – Oh to have Options

November 22nd, 2018|

Oh to have Options You will have all heard the saying – “the devil is in the detail”. Sometimes, the detail is a godsend for a body corporate. Take for [...]

Body Corporate – We have the Power – Do You?

September 19th, 2018|

WE HAVE THE POWER – DO YOU? In recent times, we have been asked, on more than one occasion, whether a duly appointed attorney of an owner can attend a [...]

Bodies Corporate – Business or Bully? – Activated

September 10th, 2018|

Bodies Corporate - Business or Bully? Ever wondered if a Body Corporate could be held responsible for bullying and harassment? You’re not alone. You might recall a few years ago, [...]

Body Corporate – A Tale of Two Proxies – Activated

July 9th, 2018|

A Tale of Two Proxies Recently an interesting situation arose at a general meeting I was attending. A lot was owned by a separated couple. The husband appointed a proxy [...]

Body Corporate Disputes – Body Corporate Pays the Price for Refusing Access – Activated

June 29th, 2018|

Body Corporate Pays the Price for Refusing Access The court has recently hit a body corporate with costs after a telecom provider obtained an injunction against them for refusing to [...]

Body Corporate Law, It’s Not a One Man Band – Activated

May 23rd, 2018|

Body Corporate Law Experts  IT'S NOT A ONE MAN BAND It is apparent from a spate of recent matters across my desk that it is timely to remind committee members [...]

Electric Vehicles May Shock Bodies Corporate – Activated

April 24th, 2018|

Electric Vehicles Increasing Popularity, How Does It Affect Body Corporate? If today’s Nostradamus’ are to be believed, everyone will be driving electric vehicles (EV’s) in the foreseeable future. Certainly, the [...]

QBCC Complaints Process & Insurance Scheme – Activated

October 9th, 2017|

THE QBCC COMPLAINTS PROCESS AND INSURANCE SCHEME FOR RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT COMPLEXES OF 3 STOREYS OR LESS In our March 2017 edition of Activated (Activated – 14 March 2017) we spoke [...]