OCN is a network of owners helping owners – people who have experience in strata living; who have confronted many of its inherent problems; and who have evolved strategies for dealing with the problems that the rapid growth in apartment, villa and townhouse living inevitably brings.
The National Broadband Network is Australia’s next-generation landline phone and Internet network. Replacing the existing copper lines, the nbn™ does not guarantee 100% service uptime. So, in the event of a network outage, your emergency lift phone will not operate. This means lift passengers will not be able to place calls during an nbn™ power outage. What are your options?
New NSW strata laws commenced on 30 November 2016 with more than 90 changes for strata owners and managers to come to grips with. Cigarette smoke is defined as a “nuisance”. Proxy farming is a thing of the past. Strata professionals who are not owners are not be allowed to join executive committees. Check out the full raft of reforms and how they affect you.
Telstra is progressively switching off copper and HFC cable networks for phone and broadband services in areas where the NBN Co has been switched on for 18 months or more. Strata buildings in the NBN fibre footprint in those areas must switch over to NBN based services before the switch off date to continue receiving services for lifts, fire panels and other facilities.
Membership is open to individual residential strata owners, and predominantly residential (mixed use) strata schemes, community associations and company title developments. The membership year is 1 July to 30 June (but if you join after 1 April, your membership extends to the following June). Scroll down to application forms.