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Your Home

Your Home is Australia’s independent guide to designing, building or renovating homes to ensure they are energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and adaptable for the future.

Sustainability Vic

Sustainability Vic promotes environmental sustainability across Victoria. Go to Energy efficiency and reducing emissions for resources about energy efficiency when building, renovating, buying or renting, and how to reduce energy bills in your current home.

Planning assessment

Planning laws define the ways that land in the council area can be used or developed for private residential, commercial or public use.

Victorian Building Authority

The VBA's Building Practice Notes explain different parts of the building legislation, making it easier to find and understand the information relevant to you.

Further information for homeowners

If you are a homeowner designing or building a new home in Victoria, Consumer Affairs Victoria have more information on new homes, existing dwellings or what to do if you experience issues building and renovating at Consumer Affairs Victoria.

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