The vast majority of Victorians and indeed Australians who own property in multi-residential settings as part of an owners corporation (OC) would expect their owners corporation manager (OCM) to be competent, diligent, accountable and transparent.

Yet in a significant number of instances, it seems this has not been the case. Owners within one (unnamed) block of 100 apartments in Victoria were shocked to find out by way of accidental disclosure that their owners corporation manager had secretly been receiving undisclosed commissions paid out from the…