Licensing of strata managers in WA

Why Is SCA WA passionate about supporting the licensing of strata managers in Western Australia?

The role of a strata company manager is a complex one, as the parliamentary committee highlighted in their inquiry. Strata Managers need to have high-level skills as they are directly involved in coordinating the affairs of properties that fall within a strata titles scheme including, financial management, administration, communication and conflict resolution. Currently, Strata Managers are guided by the Strata Titles Act 1985, however there is no direct regulatory oversight as to how they apply the legislation ...

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What is the difference between licensing and regulations of strata managers?

There are effectively three options being presented as part of the regulatory inquiry into strata managers. The first is to maintain the status quo, the second is to adopt licensing and include regulation within the Strata Titles Act and the third is to include regulation within The Act ...

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What would a licensing system look like?

SCA (WA) and its affiliates have been closely involved in the development of the National Occupational Licensing System (NOLS) which includes a proposal for strata management licensing. This would see an effective licensing regime for the property and strata sector nationwide ...

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How will licensing of strata managers enhance the experience of strata property owners and tenants in WA?

Strata owners dealing with a Licensed Strata Manager can be confident that they are dealing with a professional person who has completed an industry standard training course, received an accreditation and whose practice is regulated by the appropriate State Government regulatory bodies ...

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Did you know?

That when you buy into a property governed by the Strata Titles Act you become owner of your particular 'lot', and you also become a partner with other people in ownership of common property within the Strata Scheme.