Pool safety

Pool Safety

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In Australia we are lucky enough to have nice hot weather throughout most of the year. This makes swimming pools a valuable investment. With a growing population living in strata communities, the allure of a pool within the scheme can be highly appealing. However, with

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Parking rules and common parking problems

Parking Rules and Common Parking Problems

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Resident Parking The right of residents to park cars, trailers, caravans and trucks on the common property is generally limited. Usually only cars may park on the common property, only in the areas nominated, and only with the written permission of the body corporate. Unless

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End of part 1 cladding update

End of part 1- Cladding update

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The Part 1 Cladding deadline elapsed on 29 March 2019, with some buildings required to continue to Part 2. Website issues put a lot of owners and industry professionals under the pump trying to complete by the due date. To now engage an industry professional, the

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What can Star BMS do for you?

What Can Star BMS Do For You?

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Our qualified staff can inspect your premises and consult with you to provide a wide range of advice that is essential for bodies corporate. Star BMS are proficient in the following: Safety and Compliance We carry out safety and compliance inspections, reporting on risks at

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Kay dates and steps for non-compliant cladding

Key dates and steps for non-compliant cladding

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The Queensland Government have developed ‘Safer Buildings’ to identify buildings in Queensland that potentially have combustible cladding. In Queensland, the owners of the buildings may be required to register their building and complete the combustible cladding checklist. Please find below a list of key dates

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Cladding update

Cladding Update

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The Queensland Government have developed ‘Safer Buildings’ to identify buildings in Queensland that potentially have combustible cladding. In Queensland, the owners of the buildings may be required to register their building and complete the combustible cladding checklist. Who Needs to Register? You are required to

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Top 5 commercial cleaning issues

Top 5 Commercial Cleaning Issues

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At Star Building Management Services we specialise in delivering second to none service in facilities management, project management, cleaning, refurbishment, landscaping and architecture. At Star BMS your investment is regularly maintained. We employ staff who produce a high-quality cleaning service. This will assist in preventing

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Top 5 overlooked common property maintenance issues

Top 5 Overlooked Common Property Maintenance Issues

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Whether it is a townhouse complex or a high rise building, the Body Corporate (or Owners Corporation) is responsible for good repair and maintenance of the property. But do you know there are hidden repair and maintenance items that, if overlooked, can cost your community

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Why you need a sinking fund

Why You Need A Sinking Fund Forecast – Qld

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One of the benefits of living in a Body Corporate is the fact that everyone contributes their fair share to the future upkeep of the property. This is done through a regular drip of savings. In Queensland, it is called a Sinking Fund; In New

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Work safety is everyones business Queensland

Work Safety Is Everyone’s Business – Qld

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Safety is everyone’s business. And as a Committee Member on a Body Corporate, you may have additional legal responsibilities that you may not be aware of. Work Health & Safety laws apply to any Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU). This means that if,

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