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The Tenants' Union of NSW publishes two free newsletters for land lease community residents and advocates — Outasite and Outasite Lite. These contain useful articles and up-to-date information on a broad range of issues relating to land lease community living and the law.

 

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A year to review – Outasite Lite 34

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 - 12:20

Pictured: Some of the successful homeowners from Gateway Lifestyle Stanhope Gardens

Yes, it has been four years since the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 (RLLC Act) commenced and that means the statutory review is due next year.

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Out now! Outasite issue 5

Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 - 14:18

Outasite issue 5 is hot off the presses and finding its way into mailboxes in land lease communities all over NSW. You can also download it by clicking here.

Outasite is our print magazine for land lease communities; this issue contains articles including:

  • Cooperative communities
  • Electricity usage charges
  • Fairness about site repairs
  • Di Evans – land lease community advocate
  • Interference with sale
  • Site fees
  • Identifying the operator
  • Assignment of site agreements
  • NSW Fair Trading and Service NSW
  • Meet the Minister

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Is it over?

Thursday, 31 January, 2019 - 12:15

Ken Beilby and Margaret RecklessPictured: Ken Beilby (Principal Solicitor, Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre) and Margaret Reckless

On 9 January 2019 the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) handed down the decision regarding electricity usage charges in Reckless v Silva Portfolios Pty Ltd t/as Ballina Waterfront Village and Tourist Park (No. 2) [2018] NSWCATCD 59.

Many operators and commentators have cited the latest ‘Reckless’ decision as being a defining and binding decision. As we have stated previously, that view is mistaken. It is possible that some of the confusion has arisen because of the history of ‘Reckless’, which is long and complex.

In this issue of Outasite Lite we look at the history of the ‘Reckless’ dispute, the latest decision (‘Reckless No. 2’) and the expert witness report that was provided in evidence by the operator.

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