7 September 2023
September 2023 – Strata Regulatory Watch
In this edition we cover: NSW: Final version of the Fire Safety Schedule NSW : Update on strata management legislation Press release : Welcome to Gerard Doyle, our new NSW…
A Sunshine Coast body corporate has successfully prosecuted the developer of its staged development for failing to give notice of its intention to change the community titles scheme.*
Under section 29 of the Queensland Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 if –
then the developer must give a written notice of the change as required by the section.
Failure to comply is an offence and carries a current maximum penalty of $43,125.00. More to the point, this case is a reminder of the need for attention to the often-complex issues which confront real estate development, as well as the need for competent members of the development consulting team.
* Body corporate of the Gympie Pines Fairway Villas v Corella Rd Dev Pty Ltd  QMC