Advocacy in Western Australia
As the peak industry body, SCA WA advocates both locally and nationally on issues that impact strata in WA. This includes strata reform, short stay and cladding. By working with government agencies, other industry bodies and members, SCA WA is the voice for all involved in the strata sector.
Review of WA’s COVID-19 management and response
The strata sector found itself dealing with multiple challenges associated with preventing, managing, and responding to the spread of COVID-19, and the difficulties associated with these endeavors were compounded due to the nature of strata’s high-density, multi-unit living arrangements.
New OAG Report Misses The Mark Again for Strata Parking Levies
Peak property body Strata Community Association ( has voiced its dismay that the critical issue of strata car parking levies has been ignored again in the Office of the Auditor General s latest report into the Administration of the Perth Parking Levy.
Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985 (WA) Review
SCA (WA) is exhibiting support for the proposed changes to the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Regulations 1985 (WA), that would allow matters arising under the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) to not require a certificate from the Small Business Commissioner. In cases such as these, SCA (WA) supports allowing a landlord or tenant to proceed directly to the State Administrative Tribunal for determination.
Review of Property Industries Continuing Professional Development Program
Our organisation currently operates under a 'self-regulation' model, maintaining specific rules and guidelines to regulate the operation of individual members, through the implementation of core standards and educational models.
SCA (WA) Educational Qualification Concept Consultation Submision
SCA (WA) is pleased to comment on the new educational qualification model for the strata management industry consultation paper as proposed by Landgate, and thanks Landgate for providing both the strata industry and the wider public the opportunity to do so.
Public Consultation for the Review of the Land Information Authority Act 2006
As the growth of apartment and strata living has intensified over the last decade, the strata management strata services industry has grown in lock step to serve it. Strata managers navigate through a maze of legislation and regulation ranging from actual strata specific legislation, regulation, workplace, health and safety issues and building codes as well as measures applicable to the management of body corporate funds.
Response to the Review of Electricity Corporations (South West Interconnected System (SWIS) Prescribed Customers) Order 2021
Energy Policy WA was seeking feedback to clarify application of the electricity retail contestability thresholds in the South West Interconnected System (SWIS) of Western Australia.
Northern Australia Reinsurance Pool to Bring Long Overdue Relief for Strata Owners and Residents
Strata Community Association (SCA) welcomes the announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of a $10 billion reinsurance pool in flood and cyclone-prone regions of northern Australia.