Capital Hill Apartments
17 - 23 State Circle
PO Box 3512



Annual General Meeting

September 9, 2018

The Annual General Meeting of our Owners Corporation will be held at 6.00 pm on Tuesday 16th October at the Eastlakes Football Club, 3 Oxley Street, Griffith. The Agenda and supporting papers will be distributed shortly. On the Agenda, as usual, will be the election of members to the Executive Committee.  This year, having served since 2008, our Chairman/Secretary, David Campbell, will be standing down and so the search is on for his replacement(s).  Also this year, we are in particular need of a resident in Building 17 and of people with engineering or technical skills and exp

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Key Gripping Locks

July 12, 2018

Some residents have been having trouble with their keys being stuck in locks, particularly the garbage room locks.  The trick to release the grip is simply to press and hold down the disc around the key hole while withdrawing the key normally. The discs have worked a little loose over a decade of wear and tear.

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Forrest Weather

August 9, 2017

Behind us on Somers Crescent is a little weather station.  It’s fascinating.

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Hot Water Service

July 21, 2017

A number of owners continue to experience troubles with fluctuating water temperatures and/or minor leaks in their apartments.  It is most likely that the mixing valve, now almost nine years old, is the problem.  (You'll find it through the manhole inside your front door.  Picture below.) The developer installed a particular Thermostatic Mixing Valve, which was a poor choice.   Each valve should be serviced annually and the cartridge replaced once every five years as per manufacturer's instructions.  A yearly service per valve is about $250 and a five year service about $520.

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Lerp Insect Infestation.

May 7, 2017

  Lerp Damage to the jasmine on the balconies has been noticed.  The cause is a lerp insect which can be treated with Yates Pest Oil, obtainable from Bunnings. You may need a spray bottle as well.

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