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Please note that The Owner Builder magazine ceased publishing in June 2021.
The full back issue catalogue is available in digital format.

These are some of the advertisers who supported the magazine over the years.

ARCHITECTS/DESIGNERS/BUILDERS
Bohdan Dorniak & Co. (SA) – environmentally sustainable, energy efficient design
Belgraphik Building Design (Vic) – alternative design specialists
Brad Hooper (Vic) – architect
Board of Professional Engineers Queensland – professional engineering services
BSE Consulting (Vic, NSW) – structural engineering services for owner builders
Green Point Design (Vic) – solar architecture
Graeme North (NZ) – earth, solar and environmental building design
Integrated Bio-Tecture Design (NSW) – natural spaces for life
Imagine Kit Homes – architecturally designed kit homes
MKC Building Design & Drafting (NSW) – sustainable, efficient home designs
studioGreen (Qld) – boutique firm offering a holistic design service
Terra Prima Sustainable Designs (NSW) – drafting service
Urban Farm and House (Vic) – sustainable design
Woodwright Home Design (NSW) – design and drafting services

EARTH BUILDING
EBAA (AUS) – Earth Building Association of Australia
EBANZ (NZ) – Earth Building Association of New Zealand
Mudtec (NSW) – low impact building products
The Mud Brick Circus (Vic) – strong, durable, handmade mud bricks
The Mud Home (online) – build an earth house
Nillumbik Mudbrick Association (Vic) – promoting the mud brick building industry
RammedEarth.House (Vic) – hands-on rammed earth workshops

STRAW BALE
AUSBALE (AUS) – Australasian Straw Bale Building Association
House of Bales (SA) – experienced straw bale builder
SO’R Construction (Vic) – experienced sustainable builder
Strawbale Renderingapplication of earthen render using a render pump
straw.com.au – high quality rice straw in small bales
Viva Living Homes – 9 Star natural healthy homes

TIMBER
CERES Fair Wood (Vic) – sourcing timbers that support reforestation
Cypress sawmiller (Vic) – Cypress macrocarpa graded to F7 or better
Lucas Mill (AUS) – portable sawmills
LBANZ (NZ) – Log Builders’ Association of New Zealand
Select Custom Joinery (ACT) – bespoke cabinet and furniture makers
Recycled Timber Discounters
The Green Mill – hand made flooring
Traditional Timber Frames (NSW) – mortice and tenon timber frames
Timber Frames of Australia (SA) – wooden mortice and tenon frames

FITTING & FINISHING
A&A Worm Farm Waste Systems – eco-friendly septic tank systems
Ecoflo Wastewater Management – waterless composting systems
EcoMaster – draught dogdgers for doors and windows
Effective Thermal Solutions – Energy ratings and Bushfire assessments
G&G Gutter Brackets – gutter brackets for roof iron sheeting
Grimes & Sons – finishes, paints, stains and coatings
Heavenly Heat – masonry wood heaters
Livos Australia – eco friendly paints and oils
Solomit – acoustic strawboard ceilings
Tech-Dry – earth building protection products
Underfloor Insulation by EcoMaster – DIY polyester insulation
Wiseliving – sustainable heating, cooking and hot water systems

RENEWABLE ENERGY
Renew – expert, independent advice on sustainable solutions
Rainbow Power Company (NSW) – renewable energy systems

WORKSHOPS & COURSES
ACS Distance Education – 400+ high quality courses
AREC – Australian Rural Education Centre
Absolute Education  – online owner builder course
Anvil Straw Bale – online straw bale building course
The Food Forest (SA) – Permaculture Farm and Learning Centre (SA)
LearnHowTo – Hundreds of courses for a flat monthly fee

OTHER
Allrisk Insurance – Specialist provider of owner builder insurance
Australian Koala Foundation – help build them a safer future
Coverforce AllRisk – owner builder insurance
Green Books – Environmental publishers for over 21 years
Grass Roots magazine – sustainability and self-reliance
Pip Magazine – ideas and inspiration for a positive future
Port Lincoln FIbreglass Swimming Pools (SA) – making dreams come to life
Tiny Houses Australia
Woodslane – Wholesaler and distributor, including Green Books publications

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