2023 Program: Free Sessions

This year there are even more ways to interact with participating homeowners and gain insight on sustainability topics.

Our main free event on March 19th 2023 will be followed by a month of ticketed sessions with experts and homeowners, bringing you in-depth information on tricky subjects like finding a sustainable architect and builder, building with natural materials, insulation and energy efficiency and much more. You can also join our program of community partner events around the country, which will be announced in the coming months. Do you have an event that you would like added to this calendar? Become a community partner here. 

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19th March 2023: ONLINE, 10am (AEDT)

Do it yourself: Owner-building

If you’re thinking of taking on the challenge of owner- building, this session will give you insight into the benefits and thrills of doing-it-yourself, as well as the challenges and pitfalls to avoid.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 11am (AEDT)

Design for life: Accessibility and ageing in place

Sustainable design is not just about the environment, but about building homes that will adapt to our changing needs. Accessible design has benefits for everyone; learn how our homeowners have put it into practice.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 12pm (AEDT)

Creating sustainable housing: Eco communities and co-housing

Many of us crave living in a community, but starting something new can be intimidating and overwhelming. In this session we will learn from homeowners who have established sustainable community living.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 1pm (AEDT)

Quick and easy? Exploring prefab and modular homes

The appeal of modular and prefab homes is that they can be installed onsite in just a few days, and can be be expanded in the future to fit around needs and finances. Learn whether it really is this easy from those who have taken this path already.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 2pm (AEDT)

Running on sun: Using solar energy at home

Rooftop solar works a little differently for everyone, but it is a key part of transitioning away from fossil fuels. Hear from homeowners who have navigated choosing the right solar and battery system for their home.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 3pm (AEDT)

EVs and the grid: Understanding sustainable transport

Electric vehicles are finally arriving in Australia. So what sort of home setup is required? In this session we will hear from homeowners who have integrated sustainable transport in their lives.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 4pm (AEDT)

Maximum efficiency: Lowering your energy bills

Global pressure on supply chains in a changing climate mean that energy prices will continue to rise. In this discussion, our homeowners will share sustainable strategies to keep your bills manageable.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are

19th March 2023: ONLINE, 5pm (AEDT)

On the cheap: Sustainable design on a budget

Sustainability should be for everyone, not just those with big budgets. In this session we’ll hear from homeowners who have created wonderfully effective sustainable homes that didn’t break the bank.

Homeowners

TBA

• This session will take place on Zoom.

• The same Zoom link will used throughout the day for all sessions.

• Tickets for this session are