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Fair trading NSW - Loose fill asbestos testing and your strata law questions answered

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Strata premises built before 1980 may contain loose-fill asbestos insulation. Free testing for loose-fill asbestos is available if your strata scheme was registered by last year’s deadline.

For free testing to go ahead, the owners corporation needs to approve the decision through a special resolution. Complete the owners corporation special resolution form (Word document size 20kb). Then email the form to Fair Trading by 31 March 2017 at   

For background, read Fair Trading NSW information for strata schemes on the loose-fill asbestos program.

If you are living in or dealing with someone living in a Strata unit you may want also to look at Fair Trading NSW Strata living guide. Download Strata living (PDF size 639kb) from the Fair Trading website.

With strata communities in NSW adjusting to major reforms, questions have emerged for strata schemes. Fair Trading’s Manager of Strata Mediation, Michael Courtney, was recently interviewed by Domain about key aspects of the new laws.

Read his interview in the article: How changes to NSW strata laws will affect you

 

 


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