Uncategorized Being Smart about Design – Part 2 – Talking to an Architect

Being Smart about Design – Part 2 – Talking to an Architect

Monday 17th of August7:30 pm AESTVia Zoom – Registration link coming soon This month we are having a chat with an architect who has worked with a cohousing group. What is it like for an architect to work with a cohousing group? What special considerations, challenges, and opportunities exist for architects and cohousers when embarking …

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Uncategorized Cohousing Australia Webinar – July – Turning NIMBY into YIMBY

Cohousing Australia Webinar – July – Turning NIMBY into YIMBY

Turning NIMBY into YIMBY MONDAY, 20th JULY 2020 FROM 19:30-20:30 (AEST) (From Not In My Backyard to Yes In My Backyard) Are you interested in cohousing but not ready to move in? Are you interested in having cohousing in your neighbourhood but aren’t sure why? Is there a cohousing project proposed in your area and …

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Uncategorized Cohousing Australia Webinar Series – JUNE 2020

Cohousing Australia Webinar Series – JUNE 2020

It’s not all rainbows and unicorns: the joys and challenges of cohousing. An online get together where three (TBC) cohousing communities share the challenges and joys of cohousing. Creating an intentional community can be hard work. What are some of the learnings from three groups that have built an intentional cohousing community. What has kept …

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Uncategorized Cohousing Australia Webinar Series – MAY 2020

Cohousing Australia Webinar Series – MAY 2020

Cohousing Australia webinar seriesCohousing Australia has a vision to see cohousing in every suburb and town in Australia. We aim to support local groups to create their own cohousing community. The Cohousing Australia webinar series brings together cohousing residents, practitioners, academics and others with experience and expertise to learn how to make cohousing a reality. …

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Project Snapshots Banyule – Bellfield – Cohousing

Banyule – Bellfield – Cohousing

– MELBOURNE OPPORTUNITY – An opportunity has arisen to create a new citizen-led development in Bellfield. Property Collectives is collaborating with Cohousing Banyule & Cohousing Australia, to understand whether there is enough community interest to come together and buy part of the land Banyule City Council is selling as part of the “Bellfield Project”. The …

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Uncategorized Community-led housing in the 21st century

Community-led housing in the 21st century

An information night about co-housing and community-led housing and what to do about (in)affordable land in Sydney. Sydney Co-Housing will reveal the results of our residents survey and which project (or projects) we’re going to prioritise. Includes a short documentary film. All welcome. Who: Sydney Co-HousingWhen: 6pm-8pmThursday 2 AprilWhere: Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford St, Newtown RSVP on …

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Uncategorized Pathways to finance Cohousing / Collaborative Housing projects

Pathways to finance Cohousing / Collaborative Housing projects

Who: Cohousing Australia NSW Chapter When: Sunday 1 March 2pm-4pmWhere: 107 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016Cost: $5RSVP: via MeetUp http://meetu.ps/e/Hs4nj/m5z4z/d There will be lunch from 12:30pm – 1:45pm.   Meet out front of 107 Redfern St, Redfern at 12:25pm.Please RSVP on this MeetUp: http://meetu.ps/e/Hs4nj/m5z4z/d

Uncategorized Last events of 2019

Last events of 2019

NSW & WA!!! Join us in NSW: Co-housing and the Sharing Economy – presentation by Jason Twill https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Sydney-Co-Housing-Meetup/events/265160894/Jason will introduce the ways the sharing economy and collaborative housing are changing the nature of contemporary cities and offering people more affordable and sustainable lifestyles. Around the world community collectives are coming together to co-create multi-layered neighbourhoods …

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Discussion Cohousing Australia Strategic Plan consultation

Cohousing Australia Strategic Plan consultation

Thank you for your interest in the Cohousing Australia (CA) Strategic Plan. Your comments will be useful to the development of both this and other associated documents.To date, numerous people active in the CA community have provided input into the draft over several months, including national committee members and working group participants. We have also …

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Discussion Discussion: What’s the point of it all?

Discussion: What’s the point of it all?

Rob Crittenden I recently read a piece by Karen Gimnig HERE that discussed the practice of community ‘work days’ or as others might know them ‘working bees’. She asked the simple question of why do we have them? The obvious answer seemed to be, so that we can work together and get things done in …

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