Urgent Covid-19 Update for Greater Sydney

Urgent Covid-19 Update for Greater Sydney

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Based on updated health advice issued this morning, Saturday July 17, the following changes to health orders are coming into effect across Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour from 19 July 2021 until at least 30 July 2021.

Please carefully review this information including critical clarification received today by SCA (NSW) in relation to common property maintenance.

Cleaning, Repairs and Maintenance

  • All construction to be paused
  • Non-urgent maintenance, including cleaning services, and repair work on residential premises to be paused.


SCA (NSW) has clarified that commercial cleaners, common property cleaning and waste management is permitted. Cleaning services inside apartments and homes is not permitted.

Construction works, repairs and non-essential maintenance is to be deferred.

Emergency works and essential reactive repairs are permitted, however a pause on preventative and non-essential maintenance and remedial/upgrade construction work is in place.

On-site Building and Facilities Managers

Based on current advice, on-site building managers can continue to attend to their roles at buildings. However, SCA (NSW) recommends they work in isolation and limit resident contact.

Restrictions apply to building managers who reside in the Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool local government areas (LGAs) who will not be able to attend work sites outside of their LGAs.

Further extension of strata and community lands COVID-19 Regulations

SCA (NSW) has confirmed with the State Government that the emergency regulation permitting strata meetings to be held remotely will be reinstated from 21 July 2021.

Strata Title Management (STM) will continue to provide you with timely updates as information comes to hand. Please refer to the NSW government website for any clarification or contact your Community Manager.

We thank you for your understanding and compliance in helping to keep all residents and visitors safe.

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The information provided is a general guide only and is not intended as a substitute for legal advice. The company disclaims all responsibility and liability for any expenses, losses, damages, and costs which might be incurred as a result of the information provided by the company.

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