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Unit Titles (Management) Act 2011


The Unit Titles (Management) Act (also known as UTMA) is the primary legislative instrument for the management of Strata developments in the Australian Capital Territory. It dictates how the Strata development is to be managed, including responsibilities of the Owner's Corporation, Executive Committee, Strata Manager and more. PDF Icon Download the Unit Titles (Management) Act 2011 from ACT Legislation Register published by the ACT Government. Note: If your development has a CT number rather than a UP number, this indicates it is a Community Title, rather than a Units Plans. Please refer to the Community Title legislation.




Unit Titles Act 2001


This legislative instrument focuses on the subdivision of land by units plans in the Australian Capital Territory. In particular it covers the schedule of unit entitlements, definitions of A and B class units, subsidiaries, common property and boundaries, and establishment of the Units Plan by the developer. PDF Icon Download the Unit Titles Act 2001 from the ACT Legislation Register published by the ACT Government. Note: If your development has a CT number rather than a UP number, this indicates it is a Community Title, rather than a Units Plans. Please refer to the Community Title legislation.




Community Title Act 2001


This legislative instrument defines the nature of Community Title schemes, how they are established, the definition of common property, function of the Bodies Corporate and default by-laws. PDF Icon Download the Community Title Act 2001 from the ACT Legislation Register published by the ACT Government. Note: If your development has a UP number rather than a CT number, this indicates it is a Units Plan, rather than a Community Title. Please refer to the Unit Titles (Management) Act.




Flat Chat


Man Drinking Coffee Reading Jimmy Thomson has published an excellent blog entitled Flat Chat, all about apartment living. Read it here. Note: legislation may differ from state to state so it is advisable to check the laws that apply in your state.




Strata Pets


Dogs Cats Pets StrataPets.com.au is an excellent website focussed entirely on pets in Strata. Note: legislation may differ from state to state so it is advisable to check the laws that apply in your state.




Strata Loans


Strata Loans Logo StrataLoans is a product of StrataCash Management, a long standing, well known and respected financial service provider for the strata industry.




Fix My Street (ACT Government)


Fix My Street is an online reporting facility which provides direct contact with ACT Government agencies for the reporting and resolution of municipal service requests. Residents can submit feedback and service requests relating to a variety of issues including:

  • abandoned shopping trolleys
  • abandoned vehicles
  • air pollution
  • damaged bicycle paths, footpaths, shared paths (walk/bike) and on-road cycle lanes
  • damaged/dangerous trees
  • damaged recreation facilities such as public BBQs, parks and playgrounds
  • damaged survey infrastructure (survey marks)
  • domestic garbage and recycling collections
  • election campaign signage
  • graffiti
  • illegal parking
  • litter and dumping
  • mobile speed camera location suggestion
  • nature strips
  • noise pollution
  • overgrown grass in public places
  • pot holes, sign damage, traffic lights and other road related issues
  • road safety and traffic concerns
  • stormwater drains
  • street lights
  • street sweeping
Please see the Access Canberra website for more information.




Australian Capital Territory Civil & Administrative Tribunal (ACAT)


The Australian Capital Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) decides a broad range of disputes and oversees various consumer and regulatory bodies. Phone 02 6207 1740 Email: tribunal@act.gov.au An application can be made to the ACAT under the Unit Titles (Management) 2011 (UTMA) and Unit Titles Act 2001 to resolve a range of issues or disputes relating to owners corporations. These include:

  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between an owner of a unit and an owner of another unit in the same units plan
  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between the owners corporation and an owner or occupier of a unit in the units plan
  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between the owners corporation and the manager for the owners corporation
  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between the owners corporation and a service contractor for the owners corporation
  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between the owners corporation and a member of the executive committee of the owners corporation
  • a dispute between an owner or occupier of a unit and an Owners Corporation, about keeping an animal in a unit
  • a dispute between an owners corporation and a former manager for the owners
  • corporation about the return by the former manager of the owners corporation property
  • a dispute relating to an owners corporation between the executive committee and a member of the executive committee
  • an application by an owners corporation for authorisation to enter into a contract during the developer control period.
For more information, please see the ACAT website, and Unit Titles application type.





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