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Entries for the 2023 Queensland Strata Community Awards are open.

Entries for the 2023 Queensland Strata Community Awards are open.

Entry Requirements

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Entries for the 2024 Queensland Strata Community Awards for Excellence are open.

Individual Award

Strata Community Manager Rising Star

Showcasing new entrants to the strata profession who have shown outstanding progress early in their career.

Customer Service

  • Describe your philosophy/approach to customer service and provide real-life examples from your current role as evidence of your approach.

  • Provide an example of when you went “over and above” to achieve a positive outcome for an owner or Strata Community.

  • Explain your approach to dealing with difficult customers and provide an example of when you have been able to convert a disgruntled customer to a satisfied one.

Top tips:

  • 500-word limit.

  • Be clear and succinct – include the key information you would like the judges to know about.

Overcoming Challenges

  • Explain what you found most challenging in learning to become a professional strata manager. Provide examples of what you have done to approach and overcome these challenges.

  • Describe an issue or problem that surfaced in one of the schemes that you manage (or assist in managing), or in the organisation in which you work, and how it was resolved. Explain how you contributed to the resolution of the problem, the steps you took, and the result.

Top tips:

  • 400-word limit.

Professional Development & Goals

  • Explain the professional development you have undertaken over the past 12 months.

  • Explain any learning/development activities undertaken in addition to the standard SCA CPD.

  • Explain what you are most proud of in your career to date and why.

  • Describe the goals you set for yourself for the next 3 years and how you plan to achieve them.

  • Describe what success will look like for you in 3 years’ time.

Top tips:

  • 300-word limit.


  1. Must have been practising as a strata community manager for 2 years or less at time of nomination.

  2. Must have been employed with their current employer for not less than the last 12 months at time of nomination.

  3. Must not be a former Rising Star Award winner in Queensland or any other State.

  4. Must be a current employee of an SCAQ Strata Management Member and the Corporate must hold membership in Queensland for at least two (2) years at time of nomination.

  5. Must NOT have a Code of Conduct complaint upheld against them over the last 12 months.

  6. Entrant must be available for an online interview at a time specified by SCAQ.

  7. Must provide a Declaration form stating the information provided in the Awards is true and accurate.

  8. Must include three (3) client references of no more than one (1) page each (in addition to maximum word count). References are to include referee contact details, signature and be dated within the current awards season period. If reference is an email, a copy of the email must include the date received, the email which it was sent from, and a digital sign-off.

  9. The winner of this award category will progress to the 2024-2025 SCA Australasia Awards as a Finalist subject to meeting the T&Cs.

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