Sustainable Energy Authority Victoria
Victorian Building Commission Info for owner builders plus lots of other info.
Planning maps online
Victoria's Planning Schemes
CFAWildfire Management overlay Kit- If you live in a bushfire prone area.
Victorian Workcover Authority homepage A useful source of information on workplace safety.
Workcover Authority -Prevention of falls in housing construction
Eco-recycle Victoria For products with recyclable content & disposing of recyclables.
Nature-Loo Composting toilets.
Rota-Loo Composting toilets, wormfarms.
Earth Garden Environmental magazine.
Heritage Victoria A useful site for info on second-hand materials.
The Restorer's Barn, Mostyn St., Castlemaine, VIC. 03 5470 5669. Secondhand fittings & architectural componenents.
Limewash techniques One of the best ways of finishing mudbrick walls. I would advise intending users to purchase lime putty ready made, as making it from quicklime is a fairly dangerous process.(quicklime is very caustic.) Lime putty is a bit hard to source, but it is around. One supplier can be contacted on 03 9375 4666.
Stegbar windows Wind category information can be had from this site- follow links to AS4055 wind loads .pdf. This will give you an idea of your wind category. The classification will be assessed by your local authority or building surveyor.
Ortech Industries Manufacturers of compressed strawboard walling. A solid panel walling system. Our designs can be modified to suit the use of this system.
Alternative Technology Association
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