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Your Home
Department of Industry
Your Home
is a collaborative project of Australian governments
and the building and design industries.
The 1st edition was developed in 2001 for the Australian
Government by the Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF), University
of Technology Sydney. Subsequent editions have been updated
by ISF, other organisations and individual experts on behalf of the
Australian Government.
The 5th edition was managed on behalf of the Australian
Government by the Department of Industry.
1st edition 2001
2nd edition 2004
3rd edition 2005
4th edition 2008
4th edition 2010 (reprinted with minor updates)
5th edition 2013
ISBN 978-1-925006-14-8 (print version)
ISBN 978-1-925006-15-5 (web version)
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Your Home: Australia’s guide to environmentally sustainable
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Cover illustrations:
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Acknowledgements
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