Network Annual Report 2019-2020

Narara Eco Living Network Annual Report June 30 2019 – June 30 2020

Highlights of the year included:

Festivals & Community relations Building activities

Sustainable House Day at Narara Ecovillage, held in Sept 2019, was attended by over 500 people and featured Open Houses, Guided and self-guided tours, an open permaculture garden, food stalls and networking opportunities and high-caliber presentations in the Visitors Centre, including:

  • Tiny Houses
  • NEV building standards and the Building Review Panel
  • How to get the most out of your NatHERS rating
  • Natural building
  • NEV Power: smart grid
  • Earth bricks
  • About Narara Ecovillage
  • How the earthship was built


The Network e-newsletter delivered every 4-5 weeks to over 3,000 people

A high quality printed guide to the Narara Ecovillage was published

Support from Central Coast Council

Community Heritage Grant to fund a remedial works on the Grafting Shed, Gugandi Rd Narara

Community grant: Sustainable House Day at Narara Ecovillage


Continuation of Visitor Centre upgrade – acoustics

Planning for Sustainable House Day, September 2020

Auspicing community sustainability education events to be run by Collective Know-How

Membership numbers

at 30 June 2018 – 224

at 30 June 2019 – 208

at 30 June 2020 – 189