Strata committee members are in the firing line thanks to new strata laws

Strata committee members will feel the pinch from two new strata laws; the duty to exercise due care and diligence in everything they do and the right of lot owners to sue for damages if they suffer loss because of a failure to attend to repairs and maintenance of common property. These provisions, more than any others in the new strata laws, will impact on the ability to get good people to serve as office bearers.    Read the article…………….


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