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

  • Reena Sept 2012 Director Profile: Reena Van Aalst - In 2015 SCA (NSW) added to the wealth of talent on its Board with the appointment of Reena Van Aalst as Vice-President of the Strata Manager (Licensed) Chapter. With 26 years of management experience, 15 of that in strata, it’s
  • 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
  • Catherine Lezer Director Profile: Catherine Lezer - Some of you may not have as yet met Catherine so we thought this would be a good opportunity to introduce her as you may be hearing her name a bit more soon. Catherine is the Director representing the Strata
  • 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
  • IMG_1388-2 SCA (NSW) President’s Update – Legislation Commencing 30 November - The NSW Government announced on Friday 8 July the date that the new strata laws would take effect. Fortunately for our members they will all be ahead of the game as SCA (NSW) prepares them for change. From 30 November
  • apartments City Futures: Strata Data 2015 report out now - City Futures has released its Strata Data 2015 report. It contains information about residential strata schemes and is compiled from data provided by NSW Land and Property Information. The report shows that as at 31 December 2015 there were 70,591


  • Sydney Australia-January 29 2006. Modern high rise apartment building in Sydney New South Wales Australia Strata Legislation Roadshow- New sessions now available! - 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 12pm to 4.30pm for the 8th of September
  • sca nsw logo 2016 SCA (NSW) Annual Convention - 2016 SCA (NSW) Annual Convention When: Thursday 27th & Friday 28th October 2016 Where: Hilton Hotel Sydney, Ballroom Level 3, 488 George Street, Sydney To view the SCA (NSW) Convention Program- click here. We are offering SCA (NSW) Members an
  • 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


  • 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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