National Advocacy across Australia
12 May 2021
A Big Spending Budget and Big Announcements for Strata – But Can Government Deliver?
The Federal Government has delivered a big spending 2021-22 Budget with disaster relief, an extension to HomeBuilder and small business stimulus dominating for the strata industry, but government must consult and cooperate to ensure this is not a golden opportunity missed.
21 April 2021
State’s Peak Strata Body Backs Suncorp, Industry and MP Calls to Axe Insurance Tax
The Queensland Government has an historic opportunity to provide relief to anxious, frustrated and vulnerable North Queensland strata homeowners and residents by slashing burdensome taxes on home insurance.
18 January 2021
NIBA to take ACCC report concerns to Treasurer
The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) will raise concerns over the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) insurance inquiry report with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
4 May 2021
Northern Australia Reinsurance Pool to Bring Long Overdue Relief for Strata Owners and Residents
Strata Community Association (SCA) welcomes the announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of a $10 billion reinsurance pool in flood and cyclone-prone regions of northern Australia.
15 January 2021
What does the ACCC’s final report into insurance in Northern Australia mean for strata?
This article is about the ACCC’s final report into insurance in Northern Australia and what it means for strata. It includes comment from SCA National President, Chambers Andres
14 August 2020
National Registration Framework for Building Practitioners (NRF) Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Discussion Paper 2020
This submission details SCA’s feedback in relation to the NRF Discussion Paper 2020. SCA proposes a series of recommendations with the goal of enhancing the NRF in its current form.
29 April 2021
Unit Titles (Strengthening Body Corporate Governance and Other Matters) Amendment Bill
Strata Community Association New Zealand (SCA NZ) Submission to New Zealand Parliament Finance and Expenditure Select Committee
13 January 2021
SCA Encouraged By ACCC Northern Australia Insurance Inquiry Final Report
Property peak body SCA has welcomed the ACCC’s final report on insurance in Northern Australia, saying that recommended changes to stamp duty and direct subsidies could provide immediate relief people living in strata communities.
14 August 2020
Proposal to Include Minimum Accessibility Standards for Housing in the National Construction Code (NCC) Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) 2020
SCA’s submission explores six themes to show that the status quo should be retained with regards to minimum standards of accessibility.