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Landmark Supreme Court short-stay decision

A landmark Supreme Court decision has paved the way for short-stay accommodation across the state. Supreme Court Justice Peter Riordan last month ruled that the Watergate Owners’ Corporation (OC) did not have the power to make rules banning owners from leasing apartments to short-term visitors. The Docklands-based building has been involved in ongoing legal battles

New residents’ association

The battle against short-stay apartments in residential buildings is set to go state-wide with the launch of a new association next month. To be known as “We Live Here”, the association will be formed at a meeting at the Medibank building in Bourke St, Docklands on Monday, December 14. We Live Here is the brainchild

Short-stays head back to Supreme Court

The long-running dispute between inner-city residents and short-stay apartment operators took another twist last month with the Watergate owners’ corporation (OC) voting to take its grievance to the Supreme Court. The Docklands-based OC was on the losing end of a recent Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) hearing which determined it had no power to

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