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What can I to do to build back sustainably?

  1. Finance

    Chosing the right grants, insurance, mortgages for your budget can be overwhelming - but here are some green ones, and some good advice.

  2. Site Preparation

    Preparation is the key to success. Get the right information about moving back to your block, temporary housing, living on site and more.

  3. Bushfire Regulations

    Bushfire regulations are critical to understand when rebuilding in a high bushfire risk zone.

  4. Approvals

    Getting approval is a crucial part of the building process. Find out information on  building permits, 5 star energy rating, planning permits and more.

  5. Architecture

    Designing your new home, help with architecture and building design and some great examples of architecture in practice.

  6. Sustainable Design

    Save money on energy, water and waste with smart design and prove that building design can be sustainable and beautiful at the same time.

  7. Construction

    Finding a builder, becoming an owner builder, kit homes and relocatables and some building advice with options to get your construction off to a flying start.

  8. Finalising Building

    Occupancy permits & other legal requirements needed to finalise the building process.

  9. Safety and Prevention

    How to make your property safer and minimise bushfire risks.

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Anthony Smith, resident of Kinglake, talks about building his new Nine Star Home in the aftermath of Black Saturday.

Peter and Reece talk about the importance of individual, household and community preparedness.


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