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.

30 October 2020

Green Building Council – Green Star Homes Standard

Read SCA's response to the Green Star Homes Draft Standard

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.

12 February 2021

Automatic Mutual Recognition of Occupational Registrations: Exposure Draft Legislation

Read SCA's response to Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR)

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

29 January 2021

Pre-Budget Submission 2021-22

Read SCA's submission that outlines industry priorities for the Government to consider in their budget.

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.