Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding
CO2 Drawdown Story / Events / Land Use / News / RePlant Byron Alliance / ZEB Story

Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding

Trailer for Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us to befriend fire and use it as a regenerative force rather than allow it to be an uncontrolled destructive one.  They share their knowledge of the multiple benefits of…

Modular & Tiny Homes and Flood Resilient Flooring
Buildings / News / Rebuild Flood Resilient

Modular & Tiny Homes and Flood Resilient Flooring

As our Council calls for the NSW Flood Inquiry to increase its terms of reference to include landslips, many people who’s homes suffered extreme levels of damage are grappling with what and how to rebuild. Technology allows us to research far and wide but nothing beats getting the chance to see first hand products and…

We need help rebuilding flood resilient NOW!
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We need help rebuilding flood resilient NOW!

We welcome the creation of the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) and the efforts being made by local government development support officers to provide information to flood affected property owners but this reality check from the Byron Shire Council’s website is a massive wake up call that we need commitments NOW from the State government…

CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire
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CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire

Zero Emissions Byron’s ‘C02 Drawdown Stories’ is a quest to find and share Byron Shire’s most effective carbon sequestration projects and the dedicated, determined champions who are driving them.  Episode 2: Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us…

Free Online Q & A today at 4pm with JDA Co – trades particularly invited to attend
Buildings / News / Rebuild Flood Resilient

Free Online Q & A today at 4pm with JDA Co – trades particularly invited to attend

Wednesday 13th April 4-5pm Meeting Invite: simply click on the link at 4pm. https://bit.ly/Wed_13_QnA It is a group session where JDA staff answer specific questions about a particular house (or topic) and they have found this format maximises people viewing getting their questions answered as so many of the problems are shared. Mullum Cares has…

Free structural assessments, demolition and waste removal for critically damaged homes
Buildings / News / Rebuild Flood Resilient

Free structural assessments, demolition and waste removal for critically damaged homes

[Yesterday] the Federal Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience Bridget McKenzie [announced] the Australian and NSW governments co-funded Property Assessment and Demolition Program will meet the full cost of demolishing structures that are uninhabitable and beyond economical repair. “This package will help ease the burden on owners who face months, and even…

Guidance On Building In Flood Prone Areas – a NSW Report
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Guidance On Building In Flood Prone Areas – a NSW Report

In June 2006, the Hawkesbury-Nepean Floodplain Management Steering Committee, Parramatta commissioned the production of the Reducing Vulnerability of Buildings to Flood Damage publication below.  It is copyright under the Berne Convention. Copying of this booklet is permitted providing that the meaning is unchanged and the source is acknowledged. ISBN 0 7347 5614 3 Illustrations by Greg…

Grants for Flood Effected Landholders
Land Use / News / RePlant Byron Alliance

Grants for Flood Effected Landholders

Thanks to the Byron Shire Council and their Agricultural Extension Officer,  Andrew Cameron for sharing this information.  We are happy to share it with our networks and encourage you to share to yours. The Livestock Flood Recovery Webinar advertised below was postponed.  Register to hear when it gets rescheduled.   Rural Financial Counselling services -…

Redesign Your Property to be Flood Resilient
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Redesign Your Property to be Flood Resilient

There are some practical building upgrades you can take to make your home more flood resilient. Some ideas include: wet-proofing the lower level of a home by installing polished concrete or tiled floors can significantly reduce clean up and recovery efforts following floods. installing louvres in the walls of the lower level of your home…