Useful Links

if you’re looking for more information on a particular home-related subject Auguri Building and Construction may be able to help. Here are some useful links.

Building advisory service with over 900 accredited architects Australia-wide that gives free technical advice on purchasing a home.

Building Commission (Western Australia)
Statutory authority regulating building in Western Australia. Find information on regulations, processes and initiatives such as 5 Star sustainability.

Insurance Council of Australia
The website of the peak body for general insurance companies in Australia features news, issues and consumer guides and help on insurance.

Getting started with soft furnishings
Simple, practical soft furnishings advice and inspiration for beginners who want to work with curtains, cushions, and more.
Government listing of local organisations with tips on how to set one up.  Good for new residents and those who want to be more involved.
Site for listing garage sales around Australia.  Find where to buy cheap second hand furnishings for your home or sell your own before a move.

Department of the Environment and Heritage Austalian Greenhouse Office
The AGO website has lots of information on how to make your house and the appliances within it more energy efficient.

HIA Greensmart
Read about the Greensmart initiative, the HIA’s environmental and affordability measures for constructing, owning and running a home.

Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator
The government body charged with implementing Australia’s renewable energy target offers advice on efficient devices like solar water heaters.

Colorbond Steel Colour Chart
Be inspired by the colours in Colorbond Steel’s range with this matrix of the current options matched with the old selection.

Target Woman
Portal for women that features house and garden articles such as themed home decorating.