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Outasite Lite is our land lease community email newsletter, sent 3-4 times a year. Subscribe here. Outasite magazine is printed once a year and distributed via post. Both are free for residents and their advocates. Full archive here.


Tue, 24/08/2021 - 16:12

Interference with Sale of Home

Allan and Lynn Reece are home owners and age pensioners. They live in a land lease community called Emerald Tiki Village Caravan Park at Anna Bay in NSW. In early June, 2017 the Reece’s met Mr…
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Tue, 24/08/2021 - 15:36

Age restriction rule allowed

A challenge to an age restriction rule has failed and new home owners and their occupants must be over 55 years of age despite the community being a holiday park marketed at families with young…
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Tue, 24/08/2021 - 14:16

Retirement upheaval update

In the long-running Hacienda saga, home owners have achieved a very significant outcome in the face of misconduct by a rogue operator.
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Tue, 24/08/2021 - 13:45


Orders made by the Tribunal are legally binding. So what happens when Tribunal orders are not complied with?
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Tue, 24/08/2021 - 12:05

David vs Goliath

Bob Morris became an advocate for other home owners in his community when they decided to challenge the legality of the fixed method site fee increase that is a term of their site agreements.…
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Tue, 24/08/2021 - 09:23

Palm Lake Resort Appeal Dismissed

On 30 June 2021 the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) Appeal Panel handed down the decision in Palm Lake Resort P/L v King and Metcalfe NSWCATAP 195. The proceedings were an appeal by…
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Mon, 22/03/2021 - 15:18

The long road

Rivergum Holiday Park at Corowa is a small community with about 45 residents including Bob Myles who was one of the first home owners to take an electricity dispute to the Tribunal under the…
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Mon, 22/03/2021 - 09:22

Kincumber Nautical Village Appeal update

On 13 November 2020, Liesl Tesch, MP and Member for Gosford made a Private Members Statement in the NSW Parliament regarding Kincumber Nautical Village (KNV). Ms Tesch had become aware of the…
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Wed, 25/11/2020 - 16:12

Tenants' Union Annual Report 2019-2020

The past year has been an extraordinary one for the Tenants’ Union, by any measure. Unprecedented bushfires and then flooding across NSW drove many displaced tenants to tenancy services for…
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Wed, 25/11/2020 - 15:13

Outasite Lite 38 – land lease communities news

Outasite Lite 38 is winging its way across the internet to subscribers' inboxes. Articles in this issue include, "Community recognition for land lease community advocate", "…
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Wed, 25/11/2020 - 14:59

Appeal afoot – fixed method site fee increases

In Outasite Issue 6 (August 2020) we wrote about fixed method site fee increases and mentioned three communities where those methods were being challenged by home owners. Home owners from the…
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Wed, 25/11/2020 - 13:48

Community recognition for resident advocate

Resident Advocate and Residential Land Lease Communities Forum Member Pam Meatheringham was recognised by Jodie Harrison, Member for Charlestown, in the NSW Parliament on 4 August 2020. In the…
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