Fire Compliance Obligations – QLD

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Queensland Legislation Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008, Building Act 1975, and Building Code of Australia. This legislation exists to prevent loss of life, injury to persons, and loss of property in situations of fire emergencies. Its two main goals are ensuring: Safe evacuation is possible

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Why do you need a sinking fund?

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One of the benefits of living in a Body Corporate is the fact that everyone contributes 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 South Wales, it

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Workplace Health and Safety Obligations- QLD

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Legislation: Work Health and Safety Act 2011 The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 is the Queensland legislation regulating safety in the state. It is the result of the harmonisation of individual state and territory legislation. The goal of this legislation continues to be the

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Cladding Deadline Extended

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An extension has been announced for the QBCC combustible cladding deadlines. Parts 2 and 3a have been changed. At StarBMS we have been working hard and engaging industry professionals to meet the original deadlines. For some committees it is a breath of fresh air to

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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

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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

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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?

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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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Facilities Manager Skills Are In Demand!

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According to Hays recruiting the first half of 2019 will be active for facilities management recruitment. The focus will be on securing professionals who can deliver great value. One of the primary roles of the facility managers is to be involved in both strategic planning

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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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