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What Causes Strata Conflict?

Article contributed by Frank Higginson, Partner - Hynes Legal

At the core of most strata conflict is someone refusing something. For example, the committee refusing to approve a pet, or an occupier refusing to comply with a by-law. Or it is even simpler than that, such as an owner refusing to pay levies or vote at a general meeting.

The legalistic approach to resolving these conflicts is a reflection of human nature: defend, or attack, depending on who is doing the refusing. Usually that is based on seemingly sensible instructions, but as I spend more time working with Chris Irons and strata clients to help them get to the core of their issues, it has become increasingly apparent to me that ‘why?’ is a question we all need to ask more.

Read on to see more of that ‘why’!

Safety Tips for Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) Barbeques

Article contributed by Sean Albert, General Manager – Stata Compliance Solutions

Once again, the festive season is almost upon us and with it comes the annual routine of dusting off the barbeque (BBQ), filling up the gas bottle (or buying charcoal) and making your BBQ one of the most loved and well-used (outdoor) kitchen appliances. Unfortunately, with one of Australia’s most iconic pleasures also comes a degree of risk when operating liquified petroleum gas (LPG) BBQs, making the humble LPG BBQ a safety hazard with the potential to cause serious injury and damage.

From a strata community perspective, LPG BBQs are a concern to bodies corporates, as the risk of explosion and fire is exasperated with to them located in common areas, courtyards and balconies, as well as lockups and (underground) carparks.

Read on for our top 10 LPG BBQ safety tips for the upcoming festive season.

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