Upcoming Events

Date & Time: 31 May 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Owners Corporation Network (OCN) and the City of Ryde have partnered to deliver a series of seminars aimed at providing you with the knowledge and skill base to optimise your investment and lifestyle. The new strata laws came into effect on 30 November 2016.  Do you know what you can...
Date & Time: 15 Jun 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  Is your maintenance plan kept relevant and up to date? Are you in control of your maintenance liability? Do you know what good maintenance should include?   Award winning facilities managers, MBM will deliver an interactive session addressing the importance of a comprehensive...
Date & Time: 19 Aug 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Topic - Maintaining & Enhancing Your Building's Amenity & Value How can you make your building the building of choice for buyers and renters?  Think basic maintain and repair ... and beyond!  From simple projects to full scale renovation, there are myriad ways to add...
Date & Time: 18 Nov 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Topic - Lift Upkeep Proactive maintenance is more cost effective and can prevent disrepair and the cost of unnecessary repairs. Regular maintenance checks can help you plan and identify potentially dangerous or weak elements before they become a danger to the public and a liability to you. Routine...

Past Events

05 Apr 2017
The City of Ryde is experiencing a high growth in residential apartment buildings, with an ever-increasing number of residents now living or investing in new apartment blocks.
11 Feb 2017
Managing a strata scheme can be complicated and confusing, and if schemes do not have proper systems in place important deadlines can be missed.
19 Nov 2016
Electric vehicles are predicted to grow to 35% of all vehicle sales by 2040. Sydney is on track for half the population to live in apartments in the next decades. With 81% of electric vehicle charging done at home, strata buildings will have to grapple with this challenge in the coming decades.
18 Oct 2016
City Conversations events explore the major issues affecting Sydney residents and our society. On 17 October the topic was the NSW Strata Title Law Forum, to provide an overview of the major changes to strata laws commencing 30 November 2016.
17 Oct 2016
  With new legislation just around the corner, owners of strata properties in NSW will quickly need to get used to:
20 Aug 2016
The NSW Government has finally released the long awaited reform to the strata legislation which will commence on 30 November 2016. The final Regulations will be published in the coming weeks. Our feature speakers to update us on what we need to know are: Amanda Farmer – Lawyers Chambers on Riley, a legal perspective Reena Van Aalst – Dynamic Property Services, a strata manager’s perspective
20 Jul 2016
Different rules and approaches can apply in different apartment blocks and not everyone is used to high-density living, so OCN has partnered with the City of Ryde to deliver this workshop aimed at providing people with the knowledge and skills to optimise investment and lifestyle when living in a multi-dwelling complex.
22 Jun 2016
Different rules and approaches can apply in different apartment blocks and not everyone is used to high-density living. The City of Ryde and the Owners Corporation Network (OCN) have combined to deliver this consumer education workshop aimed at providing people with both the knowledge and skill-base to optimise investment and lifestyle when living in a multi-dwelling complex.
Strata Topics : by-laws, governance, OCN seminars
21 May 2016
Access to high speed internet is essential to attracting quality owners and tenants to apartment buildings. Being able to speedily download movies and TV programs, or work efficiently from home via high speed internet connections are expectations of many residents.
Strata Topics : fibre optics, OCN
16 Mar 2016
“Buying off the plan” has different - much greater - risks and considerations to purchasing an existing property. It’s important that everyone understands their rights and responsibilities when buying off the plan and going to the first AGM.