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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.


May 2022

2022 SCA Federal Election Priorities

Greener strata communities, more affordable insurance and combatting building defects in strata complexes, have you read SCA's Federal election priorities?

December 2021

National Submission on Exposure draft legislation: cyclone and related flood damage reinsurance Pool

SCA requests that issues must be addressed if the Pool is to achieve its affordability and coverage goals in Northern Australia for owners of strata properties.

May 2021

A Big Spending Budget and Big Announcements for Strata – But Can Government Deliver?

The Federal Government has delivered a big spending 2021-22 Budget with disaster relief, an extension to HomeBuilder and small business stimulus dominating for the strata industry.

December 2020

Response to Consultation Regulation Impact Statement Registration of Building Engineers Submission

This submission details SCA’s feedback in relation to the Registration of Building Engineers in WA, in support of the implementation of the Building Confidence
Report (BCR).

October 2019

SCA WA's suggested amendments to the Strata Titles (General) Regulations 2019

As part of its public consultation process, SCA WA provided comment to Landgate regarding the Strata Titles (General) Regulations 2019.

May 2018

2018 Position Paper on the Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018

SCA WA notes that several vital priorities have not been addressed in the draft Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018.

March 2022

SCA(WA) submissions to WA government on short stay accommodation.

Read the second of two SCA(WA) submissions to the WA government related to short stay accommodation.

December 2021

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.

May 2021

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.

October 2020

SCA (WA) Welcomes New President in Australian First

In an Australian first, Strata Community Association (SCA) (WA) has announced Catherine Lezer as its next president for a term of one year.

October 2019

2019 Feedback and Comment on the Strata Titles (General) Regulations 2019

Building from the previous submission, SCA WA made further observations on the draft (General) Regulations 2019.

March 2022

SCA(WA) submissions to WA government on short stay accommodation

Short stay accommodation is a hot topic and SCA(WA) recently joined the debate, making important submissions to the WA government.

May 2021

Protections needed for apartment owners

Proposed legal reforms in Western Australia in the wake of the collapse of construction company Pindan did not go far enough and protection was also needed for apartment buyers and owners.

February 2021

SCA (WA) Announces Election Priorities

SCA (WA) is calling on political parties to commit to legislative reforms on three critical areas.

September 2020

SCA WA Metronet East Redevelopment Scheme Submission

SCA (WA)'s response to the draft redevelopment scheme identifies challenges with the current scheme and potential solutions and recommendations.

March 2019

2019 Position on Building Defects

With the prevalence of building defects and challenges in attempting to rectify them, SCA WA takes a position on the issue and puts forward recommendations for members.

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