What Perth Wants
Did you miss the news over the Christmas break? New market research shows that Perth residents are ready to embrace change and development that will deliver a more sustainable, more affordable and more liveable city. The research was commissio…
Sustainability in WA Housing: 5 Good News Stories
I am constantly amazed by the bad news on sustainability and climate change in the media nowadays. Fortunately for me, in my position, I am also constantly exposed to a bunch of upbeat, sophisticated, up-to-date blogs, e-newsletter, websites and other pr…
The cost of commuting in Perth
The more we search for that illusive plot of land, the more vast our fair city becomes. And whilst you may get your cake, are you really eating it too? How much is your commute to work, really costing you? The notion of living on the 1/4 acre block wit…
Winter Gardening Jobs
Winter is here and if you’re anything like me, your garden isn’t looking it’s best. It’s cold, the rain is much appreciated but there ain’t much going on out there! So in order to motivate myself, I thought I’d bring you a few things you could…
Australia’s love for solar continues
In 2013, almost 1.25 million small-scale solar power systems were installed across the country, meaning that around 3.1 million Australians now live or work beneath a set of solar panels. RenewEconomy has recently reported the steady rise of Australi…
Virtual Water – how much water we eat everyday
Check out this infographic on water and just how much we intake and use. A real eye opener by the fabulous Angela Morelli. Did you know you are able to change your daily water usage by the choices you make at the supermarket? Crazy huh? Find out how…
On your bike!
Posted on March 21, 2014 It was Cycle Instead Bike Week couple weeks ago, which got me thinking about getting a new bicycle to update my old faithful. Bikes these days are cool, as is the apparel that goes along with them. Fixies, thumpers, cruise…