Welcome to Strata Community Australia (NSW)

SCA (NSW) is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the fostering and recognition of professionalism, excellence and harmonious communities in all aspects of strata and property.

Being the member of a professional association shows clients and customers strong ethical standards and a commitment, in this case, to providing services to the strata and community title industry.

What’s New

  • Fair Trading - 2 colour NSW Fair Trading Call out for Case Studies - NSW Fair Trading is seeking to develop a number of case studies to help promote the introduction of the new strata laws which will begin on the 30 November 2016. Fair Trading are looking to speak with anyone in relation to
  • contruction-building NSW has highest number of building approvals - The NSW Government says that this state has the highest number of building approvals with 73,606 dwellings approved for construction in the 12 months to August 2016. The NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes says that this is as a result
  • img_1387-2 SCA (NSW) President’s Report - Finally, after five years of submissions, consultation and countless meetings, the NSW Government passed the new strata laws, drafted and finalised the regulations and announced a commencement date of 30 November 2016. To assist SCA (NSW) with negotiating the government
  • volunteer-image-for-board-noms-2016 2016 Annual General Meeting - The following SCA (NSW) members have nominated for positions representing their respective Chapters on the 2017 SCA (NSW) Board. Candidates will be elected at the Annual General Meeting which will be held at 4.00pm on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at the Sydney Hilton
  • board-nominations-open SCA (NSW) Board Nominations 2016 - Board of Directors Nominations 2016 Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Board of Directors of Strata Community Australia (NSW). The following positions representing each of the chapters are vacant and open for nomination: Strata Managers Chapter
  • Fair Trading - 2 colour Strata Regulations finalised - At the end of April this year the NSW Government released the draft Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 and draft Strata Schemes Development Regulation 2016 for public comment. As members may recall, SCA (NSW) produced and forwarded a comprehensive submission
  • NSW Business Chamber SCA (NSW) Announces Membership with NSW Business Chamber - Strata Community Australia (NSW) has combined with the NSW Business Chamber creating a stronger voice with government, as well as providing additional advice and support services for the members of SCA (NSW). “There has never been a better time to


  • Sydney Australia-January 29 2006. Modern high rise apartment building in Sydney New South Wales Australia Strata Legislation Roadshow- November sessions - Due to popular demand SCA (NSW) in conjunction with NSW Fair Trading will be hosting additional education seminars around NSW on the new strata legislation. Strata Managers We will have sessions for strata managers from 8.30am to 12.30pm. Tickets to this seminar are $50 per person. 6
  • sca nsw logo 2016 SCA (NSW) Annual Convention - Registrations now closed! We are only 2 days away until the 2016 SCA (NSW) Convention. Need CPD points for 2016? By attending the 2 day conference you can gain up to 10 CPD points*. *Six points from Category 1 and four points from
  • Calendar 2016 Calendar - Date Event Location  Time Cost Registration January 12th February SCA (NSW) Sailing Day  Challenge and  Networking Event Middle Harbour  Yacht Club  Mosman Sailing from 1pm     Networking  from 4pm to 7pm March 30th April   Strata Owners Day SMC Function


  • transport Sydney’s transportation transformation - If you haven’t been in Sydney for a while and are planning to visit you may be in for some delays while the city is brought into the 21st century with new transport infrastructure going up everywhere. After years of
  • bannermans Why You Should Get Legal Advice on HIA Standard Form Contracts - Owners of apartments within strata schemes often want to add to or alter their lot property. This invariably involves entering into construction contracts with builders, architects, other contractors and consultants, as well dealing with the owners corporation. It is important
  • ncat NCAT releases video resources - The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has recently released a series of online videos which have been created to assist people who are representing themselves to prepare for their hearing. The videos, which are available in English as well
  • law-image New laws for NSW - If you’ve noticed some tired and stressed NSW members lately there is a reason. After almost five years of consultation, submissions and lobbying NSW finally has a new set of strata laws, including Regulations, which take effect from 30 November
  • OFT-logo A word with the Commissioner - Following the NSW Government announcement last week that the new strata laws would take effect from 30 November 2016, SCA (NSW) President Greg Haywood and General Manager Rachel Lynn spoke to NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe to get his
  • bannermans Insurance Quotations – What does the New Strata Management Legislation Require? - Section 166 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (“Act”), which is set to commence on 30 November 2016, introduces new requirements. A strata managing agent must provide the owners corporation with not less than 3 quotations from different providers
  • Equity Elevator article How Hiring a Lift Consultant Saves Money - My business partner and I recently participated in a strata industry owner’s event where we enjoyed fielding lots of interesting questions, but there was one question, in particular, that stood out. “How much does it cost to hire a lift consultant?”

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