More informationhttp://secure.heritageonline.com.au/greenloans/More-information.aspx The Australian Government Green Loans program provides Australians with a free Home Sustainability Assessment coupled with access to an interest-free Green Loan of up to $10,000. This enables home owners to make improvements and reap the savings from less energy and water use around their homes. Each year the average Australian household contributes… Read More Heritage Building Society
ALISTAIR KNOX ————————————————————————– Alistair Knox was the foremost environmental builder of his generation. Inspired by Justus Jorgenson’s mud brick structures at Montsalvat, Knox became one of several poineers of mud brick building in the Eltham district after he returned from service in the second world war. Stimulated by the post-war shortage of building materials of… Read More
This may be the last generation of Australians that can afford to buy their own new home
Neil & Elaine’s pioneering mud brick house at Eltham.
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With extracts from The Big Red Monster by Rosslyn Beeby, Published in Canberra Times 10/2/09 “Until last weekend, they were idyllic green retreats, where willing exiles from the city rat-race went to live the Australian dream of a bush block, a thriving vegetable garden and a couple of horses for the children. Kinglake, Marysville, Narbethong,… Read More KINGLAKE BUSHFIRES _ Rebuilding the dream
NO RENT TO PAY – Continued After nearly 40 years in the Owner Built industry it’s about time to pass on some useful information for a generation who havn’t had the opportunity, but would like to have a place of their own without mortgaging your life away to pay for it. First of all let’s… Read More REPOSTING VIDEO OF FRAME RAISING FROM 2009