Sustainable House Day at Narara Ecovillage

2 houses on a hill with trees

Sunday 15th September 2019

Morning: 9:30am – 1: 30pm Afternoon: 12:30 – 4:30pm

Free event, but ticket bookings are essential – please book here

Houses open from 10-4 unless otherwise stated.

See …

Talks Program

10.30 Chris Wenban – Tiny Houses
11.00 Jon Ellis – NEV building standards and the Building Review Panel
11.30 Graham Hunt – How to get the most out of your NatHERS rating
12.00 Lyndall Parris – About Narara Ecovillage
2.00 Kenney Lemire and Will Eastlake – Natural building
2:30 Lincoln De Kalb – NEV Power: smart grid
3.00 Kenney Lemire and Will Eastlake – Earth bricks
3.30 Lyndall Parris – About Narara Ecovillage
4.00 Candy Disch – Slideshow: How the earthship was built

  • Self-guided tour of the Village
  • Food and drink
  • Picnic spots
  • Places to relax and discuss sustainable houses
  • Other village sights, including a permaculture garden
Permaculture rainwater harvesting garden

Important Information

Travelling to the event
Please consider the environment by catching the train and using our free shuttle bus between the village and Narara Train station (a 20 minute walk) The train timetable will be emailed to you before the event.
*No vehicle access within the village
*Strictly no pets allowed

Getting around the village

Please be prepared for a lot of outdoor walking. The entrance gate is about three hundred metres from most houses. Visitors will likely need to walk at least 1.5 kms, which may include the steep hill.
Please wear sturdy shoes and bring wet weather protection in case of rain.  

If you need mobility parking, please contact the organisers on as car access is restricted at the village.

Want to go? Here’s what to do: 

  1. Check out the houses at the links above.
  2. Now secure your event entry tickets. Choose your preferred session/s: Morning  9:30 am-1:30 pm or Afternoon  12:30 pm-4:30 pm, and please let us know which houses you want to visit.
  3. Check out other open houses on the Sustainable House Day site here.

Address: 25 Research Rd Narara, NSW 2250

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