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Design & Building Practitioner Bill 2019

2020-10-06T22:07:59+11:00

OCN MEDIA RELEASE: 13 November 2019 Today the NSW Government proposed amendments to the Design & Building Practitioners Bill 2019 currently being considered by the NSW Parliament. These amendments begin the vital process of providing much improved consumer protection for people buying new apartments. They also improve the overall operation of the Bill in better regulating the NSW building industry. For these reasons the revised Bill has the support of [...]

Design & Building Practitioner Bill 20192020-10-06T22:07:59+11:00

Design & Building Practitioners Bill 2019

2020-10-06T15:56:56+11:00

17 OCTOBER 2019 Strata is the fastest growing form of residential property ownership in Australia. Over half the new dwellings to be built in our metropolitan areas over the next decades will be strata titled. OCN notes that it is likely to be the only true consumer group making submissions on this Bill. > Download PDF

Design & Building Practitioners Bill 20192020-10-06T15:56:56+11:00

‘Hands Off’ regulation leaves thousands of apartment owners ‘out in the cold’


2020-10-06T22:08:30+11:00

OCN MEDIA RELEASE: 19 August 2019 ‘Hands Off’ regulation leaves thousands of apartment owners 'out in the cold' "The residential building industry has abandoned apartment buyers and the risk of costly defects has been shifted onto innocent apartment home buyers left devastated by sub- standard work” Jane Hearn, Director of the Owners Corporation Network said today. The Owners Corporation Network (OCN) is the only association of apartment owners whose sole [...]

‘Hands Off’ regulation leaves thousands of apartment owners ‘out in the cold’
2020-10-06T22:08:30+11:00

Give Us Our Homes Back!

2020-10-06T22:08:58+11:00

OCN MEDIA RELEASE: 26 July 2019 Building Defects – ‘Give us our homes back’ say apartment owners It will be years before government reforms restore confidence in the building industry, say apartment owners, and only a substantive support package can restore consumer confidence promptly. This week the Owners Corporation Network (OCN), an association representing thousands of apartment owners, responded to the NSW Government’s plans to fix the building defect crisis. [...]

Give Us Our Homes Back!2020-10-06T22:08:58+11:00

OCN Welcomes Strata Commissioner, Calls For Minister for Housing and Building Quality

2020-10-06T22:10:11+11:00

OCN MEDIA RELEASE: 6 March 2019“Our members welcome Labor’s commitment to create a Strata Commissioner”, Phil Gall, Chairman of the Owners Corporation Network of Australia, said today.“The time is right to create a ministry for housing that brings housing, strata and property services together in one portfolio”.“Strata housing and the communities it creates are the product of Government policy. If Government wants our massively growing population to live in high rise, [...]

OCN Welcomes Strata Commissioner, Calls For Minister for Housing and Building Quality2020-10-06T22:10:11+11:00

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