Renovating to create a more efficient and comfortable home

By Jason and Danielle 1. Brief outline of your situation: Family of 3. First purchased home together upon settling in Australia. 2. Description of home/project: Renovation and retrofit of suburban house on ¼ acre block. Typical weatherboard kit home – 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, approx 80m2 living area. Facing east/west. Purchased in 2019. Came with …

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Create a Climate Ready Household!

On the back of our community forum event on June 1, 2022 – Better Homes and Neighbourhoods for a Changing Climate – we’re excited to announce the release of the Call-to-Action. The Home Energy Efficiency Toolkit is a resource for existing homeowners (not new builds) that will help educate and connect you to trusted resources …

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All welcome to our Community Forum

Better homes and neighbourhoods for a changing climate What? Why? How? Gateway Hotel 29-37 Ryley St, Wangaratta Vic Wednesday 1st  June 2022         5.00 to 8.15 pm Part 1:  Our Homes Achieving energy efficient, thermal comfort, year-round Managing flood risk Affordability Speakers: Designing an affordable home adapted to a changing climate  Luc Plowman – Detail Green, …

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A new Yabby!

A new species of freshwater crayfish in the southern hemisphere has been officially described for the Murray Darling Basin. Known as the Swamp Yabby it is only the third species of Yabby found naturally occurring in the entire MDB. The formal identification is a pains-taking process and involves the collection of many specimens, from many …

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