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

  • sca-271016-portraits-14 Director profile: Chris Duggan - Curious to know more about the new SCA (NSW) President? We’re happy to satisfy that curiosity and so is he. We asked Chris to tell us about himself, his achievements and what advice he would like to impart. To begin,
  • strata-living-cover-image-nov-2016 Strata Living Released - NSW Fair Trading has just re-released their Strata Living publication. Strata Living is a go to guide about strata in NSW and provides simple and easy to read information such as how a strata scheme operates, what a strata managing agent does,
  • greater-sydney-commission Greater Sydney Commission Releases Draft District Plans - On Monday (22 November) the Greater Sydney Commission shared with SCA (NSW) its “Towards our Greater Sydney 2056’’ plan. This report includes a 20 year draft District Plan setting out the priorities and actions for each of Greater Sydney’s six
  • Fair Trading - 2 colour Fair Trading Contact Centre Prepares for Strata Law Reform - NSW Fair Trading Media Release – 23 November 2016 NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today reminded owners, tenants, strata and property managers that new strata laws will come into effect next Wednesday, 30 November 2016. “We’re less than one
  • sca-281016-conf-4 New SCA (NSW) President Chris Duggan talks about the new strata laws on 2UE - SCA (NSW) President Chris Duggan was invited recently to talk about the changes to the strata laws with Peter Switzer during his program on 2UE. This followed an article in the Sydney Morning Herald that said apartment owners would be
  • 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


  • drinks 2017 Young Strata Network Launch Event - Young Strata Network Launch Event | Save the date SCA (NSW) is excited to announce the launch event for the Young Strata Network. The Young Strata Network is a group for under 35’s in the strata industry who would like to
  • 2017 Strata Owners Day - Strata Owners Day | Saturday 25th March 2017  Save the Date SMC Conference & Function Centre | The Grand Lodge, 66 Goulburn St Sydney Registrations will be open January 2017 so watch this space! Click on the image below for exhibition
  • CYCA logo 2017 SCA (NSW) Annual Sailing Day - SCA (NSW) Annual Sailing Day, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Friday 10th February 2017 – Registrations open now Join us at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Darling Point, from 1.00pm for the SCA (NSW) Annual Sailing Day Challenge. You can race
  • untitled-design 2017 Events Calendar - Date Event Location  Time Cost Registration January 10th February SCA (NSW) Sailing Day  Challenge and  Networking Event Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Sailing from 1pm     Networking  from 4pm to 7pm Registration open, click here download the registration form 25th March


  • land-property-information Commencement of the Strata Schemes Development Regulation 2016 - The Strata Schemes Development Regulation 2016 commenced on the 30 November 2016 and brings major reform to existing strata laws. The key changes introduced in the Regulation are outlined in the Office of the Registrar General circular. To download a
  • bannermans Strata Reform: Strata Managing Agents involved in Business Development – Beware! - Under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (SSMA 2015) one of the new features relates to a restriction on the appointment of strata managers who are connected with the developer. One of the many ways in which a strata manager
  • 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
  • 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

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