NSW Strata Reform Position Paper Released

You may be aware that the NSW Government is proposing sweeping changes to the existing Strata Laws. The State Government has now released a so-called position-paper in which they outline their proposed changes. This law reform is aimed at protecting residents and at the same time simplify certain processes. This becomes increasingly important in NSW…

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UNSW Community Survey into Strata Schemes

The City Futures Research Centre at the University of New South Wales invites owners and tenants of strata lots to share their attitudes and expectations on the redevelopment of strata schemes. The aim of the study is to find out what your hopes, concerns and priorities would be if the strata scheme that you live…

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What is an Encroachment and what to do about it?

Let me start by explaining what an encroachment is: An encroachment occurs when part of a building on a certain block of land intrudes another parcel of land next to it. The NSW Encroachment of Buildings Act (1922) stipulates that “Encroachment” means “encroachment by a building and includes encroachment by overhang of any part as…

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