When buying into strata you must be notified of any additional costs involved in the ownership which is covered in the strata act Notifiable Variations Section 3 (1) WA
A buyer must be notified of any additional costs before purchase’
Any added costs above the U/E proportion must be disclosed to the buyer.
The added cost of using the compulsory washing machines must be told to buyer.
With no bylaw stating the added cost it leaves it open for the strata council to require cost to use other assets ie the gym, the games room, the library, the pool, the shopping bus and even the lawn bowls.