7th December 2009
Brisbane’s city fringe suburbs are among the city’s most culturally diverse. For example, inner city residents come from more than 20 non-English speaking countries. The area from South Brisbane to West End was once known as ‘Kurilpa’, meaning ‘place of rats’. The name Fortitude Valley comes from an early shanty town of migrants from the ship ‘Fortitude’.
6th November 2009
A sustainability declaration is a compulsory checklist that must be completed by the seller (vendor) when selling a house, townhouse or unit. There is no need to engage a building professional to complete the form. The sustainability declaration identifies the property’s environmental and social sustainability features in the areas of energy, water, access and safety. Sustainability features can lower operating costs. Properties with sustainability features use less energy for heating and cooling, generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions, use less…