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The Relationship Between Developers and Strata Managers – Is the Strata Industry Doing Enough to Protect Owners?

Managing an Owners Corporation from registration requires skill and patience, as owners often move into a building which doesn’t always live up to the picture painted in their sales brochure, […]

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An Original Essay by Konika Elphick Winner of the SCA (ACT) 2020 Essay Award

September 11, 2021

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If strata is a form of government, how do we influence behaviour and improve social outcomes within our properties?

I was sitting in the SCA A100 seminar when the instructor introduced an idea that initially seemed problematic. They suggested strata is the fourth level of government, envisioning government consisted […]

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An Original Essay by Alexandra Smale Winner of the 2020 - 2021 SCA Australasia Essay Award

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The culture trap – the undervaluing of great people management

As it entered ‘shots’ time at Friday drinks, a senior manager loudly bellowed “How good is our culture! Everyone is here!”. The then 22-year-old me was there and was loving […]

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An Original Essay by Damien Excell Winner of the SCA (NSW) 2020 Essay Award

September 1, 2021