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VCAT rules that pigeon infestation on apartment building not enough to justify special levy

VCAT rules that pigeon infestation on apartment building not enough to justify special levy

February 10th, 2022 - Tom Bacon

An owners’ corporation (OC) in St Kilda has found itself in a messy situation in VCAT, with the Senior Member refusing to enforce an OC request to certain lot owners to rid the main apartment building from a pigeon infestation.

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What to do next with cladding

November 10th, 2021 - Tom Bacon

More buildings with high-risk combustible cladding have been added to the list, as the government ponders what to do next.

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Did your apartment building suffer any earthquake damage? The committee needs to investigate

October 6th, 2021 - Tom Bacon

As if Melbourne hasn’t endured enough over the past 18 months. Pandemic, lockdown, anti-vax riots, losing the hosting rights to the AFL Grand Final, and now, an earthquake. What’s next? A plague of locusts perhaps …

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Life is short - don’t let time (limitation periods) slip away

September 9th, 2021 - Southbank News

The Supreme Court of Victoria recently decided in a case involving a large residential building complex on St Kilda Rd to deny the joinder of individual lot owners to a building claim already commenced by the owners’ corporation (OC), on the basis they were out of time to do so.

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Noisy neighbours

August 5th, 2021 - Tom Bacon

Living in an apartment building brings with it all forms of minor inconveniences.

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A gym like no other

A gym like no other

April 10th, 2016 - Southbank News
Van Gogh masterpieces hits the NGV

Van Gogh masterpieces hits the NGV

May 12th, 2017 - Southbank News
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