Western Australia

Professor Geoffrey London at the baugruppen information night.

The future of baugruppen is looking bright in Perth

HOUSING: Perth is setting itself up as a testing ground for an internationally successful co-housing model, with two baugruppen projects set to take off in the next few years.

The Gen Y Demonstration Housing Project

LandCorp unveils sustainable, affordable Gen Y house

Western Australia’s land development agency LandCorp has unveiled its Gen Y Demonstration Housing Project, a sustainable and affordable housing product aimed at younger buyers.

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Fremantle jumps into co-housing

Fremantle Council has called for expressions of interest for groups interested in converting an unused council site into a co-housing project, in a sign that this burgeoning form of development…

Jemma Green with WA energy minister and treasurer Mike Nahan.

Power Ledger sticks it to low solar feed-in tariffs

Generous solar feed-in tariffs are coming to an end in many states this year, exposing thousands of households to bill shock and paltry sums for solar power exported to the…

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Perth developer in strata solar and battery first

An ambitious Perth developer has gained approval for the first strata complex in Australia to offer shared solar and battery storage, promising to cut resident energy bills by 30 per cent.