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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER

26 October 2020

The new era for accommodation providers

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin October 2020

07 October 2020

There is a plethora of information in this month’s e-News Bulletin (sorry!) This is due to the rapidly changing reactions to the pandemic which continues to dominate our Governments health directives and in some cases its political maneuverers.   There is an abundance of Government handouts but a distinct lack of risk management in relation to borders. More border openings = less handouts!

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER

24 September 2020

Advocacy and education key to long-term success As the peak body for resident managers, ARAMA has long championed owner operated management rights as the most effective method of serving the interests of unit owners, bodies corporate, tourists and tenants alike.

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER

17 September 2020

OTA rate discounting slammed by accom providers. Enforced hotel rate discounting by the two major Online Travel Agents is both “unconscionable’’ and a “stretch of Australian consumer law’”, according to the Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) as Accom News learns accommodation providers have been warned against signing clauses stipulating rate parity.

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin September

01 September 2020

We call on all State Governments to work co-operatively with each other and the Federal Government to firstly explain the triggers necessary for opening or closing State borders and then to create a plan to bring back certainty and confidence and create employment within our communities.

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER

24 August 2020

Resident managers: a counterpart for long-term success. Buildings with management rights thrive in good times and, as we’ve seen this year, perform relatively well in the face of adversity.

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE AUGUST

04 August 2020

Management Rights gaining momentum

Four weeks is a long time in business and momentum can change quickly. Unfortunately, much of 2020 has been out of our control but the management rights industry has continued to show resilience and optimism - and now momentum is swinging in the right direction.

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin

03 August 2020

Well, it`s been a busy couple of days since the recent developments in NSW and Queensland on the back of the increased community transmission of Corona Virus in Victoria.

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin

01 July 2020

At last… the borders are open…. well almost all !

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE JUNE

24 June 2020

It’s time to get on with the job.

After enduring what has been an extraordinary period for tourism and accommodation providers, the green shoots are beginning to emerge throughout the economy, and we are once again starting to look ahead in earnest

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ARAMA e-Bulletin

05 June 2020

What a difference a week makes ! This week is better than last week and next month will be better than this month. What we need now is for Government to get out of the way and let us get our businesses back on track. The most significant change will be the reopening of State borders by June 26 and this is now our main focus with the Queensland Government. Business generally is still hamstrung by various restrictive COVID-19 practices and we call on all Governments to remove all restrictions and get us back to where we were in February in relation to domestic travel and then gradually re-open our International borders as soon as it is safe to do s

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin

29 May 2020

In the past week both NSW and Victoria have now set June 1 as a back to work date which allows our members who provide tourism accommodation in these States to welcome leisure travellers and holiday guests into their wonderful buildings and resorts again - just in time for the school holidays. From June 1 there will be unrestricted leisure travel in these two major States.

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ARAMA PRESS RELEASE MAY

25 May 2020

Forecasting for a COVID-free future

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An open letter to Premier Palaszcuk from ARAMA

25 May 2020

I write to you on behalf of Queensland accommodation providers who desperately need an accelerated easing of restrictions and are ready to open their doors to tourism.

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin

22 May 2020

ARAMA calls upon all State Governments to fall in line with Premier Berejiklian and her progressive NSW Government. ARAMA is determined to push harder for a return to work for our tourism accommodation providers. We have already developed plans to enable our members to operate in a COVIDSAFE manner and we are ready to open our doors for tourists tomorrow

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ARAMA e-News Bulletin

15 May 2020

At last we have a definite date when tourism accommodation can begin welcoming guests back again. While we still do not have the official health directive from Government you can now confidentially promote the June/July school holiday accommodation period and in Queensland you can confidently promote leisure accommodation for the period from June 12 onwards. Read about this and all other relevant industry news, in our latest e-News Bulletin!

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COVID-19 E-Bulletin

08 May 2020

Looking for the most up to date information? Check out our weekly e-Bulletin, designed to deliver members new & critical information through this challenging time.

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Covid-19 E-Bulletin

01 May 2020

The latest updates on the Covid-19 pandemic in the Management Rights Industry. Information on QLD relaxing some public health directions, a message from the RTA on new COVID-19 protections for residential tenancies, and many more updated forms and resources....

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Latest Press Release From ARAMA

28 April 2020

Your Role In The Triangle of Management

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Covid-19 E-Bulletin

24 April 2020

Looking for the most up to date information? Check out our weekly e-Bulletin, designed to deliver members new & critical information through this challenging time.

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COVID - 19 E-Bulletin

17 April 2020

Our latest weekly webinar which you can find via our ARAMA Members Resource Library dealt with the very important topic of improving relationships with the body corporate via the triangle of management.

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COVID - 19 E-Bulletin

07 April 2020

We know that it is incredibly difficult to keep up to date with the many announcements, pronouncements, proclamations & proposed law changes that occur on an almost daily basis.

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Emergency Accommodation - Media Release

01 April 2020

Governments urged to consider broader emergency accommodation options

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COVID - 19 E-Bulletin

25 March 2020

There is no better time to be a Management Rights Operator then right now ! And while it is always darkest before the dawn there are opportunities around you right now that might help you make the most of the current situation which we all find ourselves in.

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COVID - 19 E-Bulletin

18 March 2020

Unlike Body Corporate Managers/Strata Managing Agents, Lawyers and others service providers a Resident Manager can`t totally remove themselves from their clients due to current issues.

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ARAMA Monthly eNews Bulletin - March 2020

09 March 2020

Covid 19 also known as CoronaVirus continues to dominate the headlines. There is a plethora of information on this topic with updates that flow almost everyday making it difficult to keep up with developments. Last month`s ARAMA e-News Bulletin contained detail about the outbreak and some important sources of information relevant to you and your business.

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Latest Press Release From ARAMA

26 February 2020

Rallying together in a political year

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ARAMA 2020 Membership Benefits Brochure

09 February 2020

Download or save our newest member benefits brochure.

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ARAMA Corporate Supplement

05 February 2020

February 2020 ARAMA Corporate Supplement

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ARAMA Monthly eNews Bulletin - February 2020

01 February 2020

As over half of our members are directly involved in the management of tourism accommodation properties and the other half are indirectly impacted by Tourism...

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REPRESENTATION AT ITS FINEST

23 January 2020

Some big changes are coming to New South Wales next month as the State Government introduces reforms to laws that govern agents in the real estate and property industry.

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ARAMA Monthly eNews Bulletin - December 2019

31 December 2019

TEAM ARAMA has achieved some great outcomes this year in relation to new licensing laws and new laws relating to short term rental accommodation.

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ARAMA Monthly eNews Bulletin - November 2019

30 November 2019

We celebrated our AGM last month and welcomed a record attendance to our leadership forum which followed on from our AGM.

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ARAMA Monthly eNews Bulletin - October 2019

31 October 2019

In this months ARAMA e-News Bulletin we note that the tenancy regulators are getting very active and clamping down on dodgy agents doing dastardly deeds.

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Building and bolstering your rent roll

02 September 2019

When it comes to long-term rental rolls, you can’t look beyond management rights as the most effective way of serving the interests of unit owners and tenants.

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Proving your value through an ongoing maintenance program

01 September 2019

Now that spring has sprung, management rights operators with both short-term and long-term letting pools will face various seasonal maintenance tasks in servicing their building throughout the warmer months.

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OTA Price Parity a wake-up call for operators

01 May 2019

Last month it made news headlines when the world’s two largest online travel agents (OTAs) ...

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A time for reflection and rejuvenation

01 May 2019

Most operators in the management rights industry will be busy this month getting their tax affairs in order.

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Protecting consumer funds in accommodation

01 May 2019

As the owner of a short-stay accommodation lot, have you ever been told by an agent managing your property that you won’t be paid for 90 days?

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Training and accreditation - A long term industry investment

01 April 2019

If you have been in business long enough, there will almost certainly have come a time when you experienced a work-related situation that made you question the training of the people involved.

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Building an effective body corporate committee relationship

01 April 2019

A body corporate committee or owners corporation committee (depending on the state you are in) can make or break your journey as a resident manager...

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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”

01 March 2019

Shortly after the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in June 2017...

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I know it’s yours but…

01 March 2019

ARAMA is approached a few times every month by members with the same problem:

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Queensland leading the way in tourism growth

01 March 2019

With much of our attention focused on law reforms, day-to-day operations and protecting ones’ business financially...

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A collective pause required prior to short-term letting reforms

01 February 2018

The reformation will allow an Owners Corporation to pass a by-law which prohibits an owner of a strata lot to use their lot for short term rental accommodation if the lot is not the owner's principal place of residence.

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Equality for Resident Managers

17 October 2017

ARAMA Continues to push for equal voting rights for Resident Managers in Queensland.

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Queensland short-stay cowboys get silver bullet through stringent RLA licensing

01 February 2015

UNLICENSED OPERATORS TOLD TO FOLLOW SUIT AS $5 BILLION MANAGEMENT LETTING RIGHTS INDUSTRY GETS NATIONAL BACKING

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Sham Contracting

01 December 2014

Keeping it clean

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Resident managers urged to review fire-safety following London blaze

01 November 2014

CALLS TO ESTABLISH SITE-INSPECTION PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL CLADDING

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Australian tourism growth at an all time high

01 September 2014

Tourism is a significant industry for Australia, generating $98 billion in spending and contributing nearly $38 billion to Australia’s GDP.

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Supplying accommodation for the Commonwealth Games?

09 June 2014

Please find below information regarding opportunities to provide supply, in line with the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Carbon tax and Labor legacy biggest impact on power prices!

30 May 2014

Members may be aware of the recent announcements regarding electricity price rises and may wish to start preparing their schemes and Lot Owners/Tenants, in advance. Please find the Government Press Release below.

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Integrated resorts in Cairns and the Gold Coast

27 May 2014

Aquis and ASF short-listed to develop integrated resorts

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Community Cabinet on the Sunshine Coast

21 May 2014

Sunshine Coast residents will have the opportunity to meet with Queensland Government Ministers when Community Cabinet meets in the region next month.

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Is the party over for party houses?

03 April 2014

ARAMA has been working on behalf of its members for some time now to bring to Governments attention the serious matter of unregulated use of what is really residential accommodation housing.

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