16 JULY 2021 OCN wrote to the NSW Minister for Better Regulation, Kevin Anderson, requesting urgent support for strata schemes to avoid the spread of COVID-19. The new Delta variant is highly transmissable, and schemes urgently need guidance to assist in the regulation of their common property. >Download PDF
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3 July 2021 The NSW construction watchdog has major concerns that body corporates are underreporting serious defects in high-rise apartment buildings to government officials charged with cleaning up the construction industry and restoring public confidence. A survey of more than 500 buildings in NSW built in the past six years found that 36 per cent had serious defects. Of those with defects, just 17 per cent of the buildings had already [...]
OCN MEDIA RELEASE: 21 June 2021 Australia may currently have fewer electric vehicles on the road than places like Europe, but this is likely to change quickly with policies like the NSW Government’s recently announced $490 Million Electric Vehicle Support package. The measures have been welcomed by peak strata owners body, Owners Corporation Network (OCN). “We congratulate the NSW Government on now having the nation’s most ambitious EV policies,” said Fred [...]
6 APRIL 2021 OCN has made a substantive submission to the 5 year review. >Download PDF