Modular & Tiny Homes and Flood Resilient Flooring
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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…

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
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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…

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…

Retrofit Your Home to be Flood Resilient
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Retrofit Your Home to be Flood Resilient

Flood resilience is the ability to prepare for, live through and then return to normal household routines with the least amount of disruption and anxiety possible. Flood resilience will not stop flood waters. However, it aims to equip residents to make their properties more resilient, ensuring they recover quickly from flood events. James Davidson, JDA…

Flood Insurance & discounts for those who adapt
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Flood Insurance & discounts for those who adapt

One of the main wins I’ve had is to lobby the insurance industry to lower flood premiums in recognition of flood resilient design.\ James Davidson – founder and Principal of JDA Co. — the preferred architecture and design practice for governments, councils and private enterprises adapting urban environments to withstand floods, cyclones, bushfires, storm surges and extreme…

Flood
Buildings / Rebuild Flood Resilient

Flood

It is with much gratitude that our team thanks the team at Renew, particularly Sam Cope, for assistance provided to date and for their ongoing support to bring information to our community to ensure we rebuild to be flood resilient.  Encourage friends and family with flood damaged homes to do what they need to get…