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2021 Principal's Retreat

Registrations for the annual Principal's Retreat are officially open! This retreat is an exclusive event only available for Principals and platinum sponsors to attend. The Principal's Retreat brings together Principals of strata management businesses to share their experiences and ideas, and to foster fellowships within the industry. If you would like to register for this event, please fill out the Expression of Interest form




Date: 14th - 16th March

Venue: Oaks Hotel, Broome

Cost: $650 for a principal ticket, $400 for a

partner ticket




We will start the formalities with a welcome dinner at a well known brewery! Transport will be provided to take you to and from the restaurant.



Sean Macfarlane

Sean was Lead Advisor in Parliament to the Minister for Lands during debate and passage of the Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018 and the Community Titles Bill 2018, the most significant reforms to property law in WA in over 20 years.

Sean was dedicated to the strata reforms for over six and a half years as Instructing Officer for the

Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018 and he instructed parliamentary drafters on the Community Titles

Bill 2018 and the Strata Titles (General) Regulations 2019.

Sean received a special commendation at the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA

Achievement Awards 2019 for his commitment to the strata reforms.

Areas of discussion:

  • Conflict Of Interest

  • Disclosure

  • Third Party Contracts

John Davidson

John is a business professional with over 30 years of experience leading major strategic business initiatives, business transformation and capital raising initiatives. A dynamic and insightful entrepreneur, a leader and driving force behind the growth of successful businesses in Australia, France, and Switzerland.

His job function experience includes Senior Executive, Business Strategist, Operational Manager,

New Business Development, Leader, Mentor, Negotiator, and Problem Solver.

Areas of discussion:

  • Successful business initiatives

  • Transformation

  • Innovation

Mark Sinclair

Mark Sinclair is the founder and Managing Director of Realestimations. Mark is regarded as one of Australia’s leading and foremost strategists in the field of real estate agency business management. Mark’s experience is simply second to none

when it comes to assisting businesses to become asset focused and highly profitable, based on solid

business practices.

Following an extensive career in corporate real estate including building two major national real

estate brands, Mark established Realestimations in 2012.

Areas of discussion:

  • What is the value of your business and what methods do you use to value it?

  • Preparing your business for sale

  • Staff impact on the value of the business

In the evening, we will have our second dinner event on a secluded beach. Transport will be provided to take you to and from the area.




Strategic Radar

All of the Principal's will participate in some valuable discussions about the future of their businesses, the industry, and SCA (WA). This session will conclude at lunch time. 

Open Discussion

SCA (WA) staff and sponsors will then leave so that the Principals can engage in a private discussion about anything and everything! We will anonymously collate the weaknesses, threats, and opportunities provided by Principals to spark some areas for conversation. 




What flights should I book?
While the official dates of the retreat are the 15th and 16th, we recommend that you arrive on the 14th to ensure that you don't miss any of the formalities or social events. We will finish the formalities mid-afternoon on the 16th so if you would prefer to fly back on that date, there is an evening flight available. Qantas and Virgin are the two carriers flying to Broome. 


Do I have to stay at Oaks Hotel, Broome?
No, we will be organising transport from other Broome hotels and Cable Beach hotels to the venue. Please advise us where you will be staying when you are registering to ensure that we account for your accommodation. 

What does the principal ticket include?
The principal ticket includes attendance to all of the workshops, lunch, two social dinners, and transport to all organised activities. Please note that flights and accommodation are not included in this price. 

What does the partner ticket include?
The partner ticket includes attendance and transport to two social dinners. Please note that flights and accommodation are not included in this price. 


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