Advice - Buninyong Sustainability

  • Ambulance Victoria Vic stall

    Display Ambulance Education Van with a CPR display, demonstration, and participation.

    Find out about learning CPR!

    Ambulance Vic

  • Ask a Local

    local Buninyong

    We have some passionate locals in our village full of knowledge and resources, always asking questions and collaborating with the experts in the industry. Pick their brains! Ask them any niggling questions you might have about sustainable building.

    What's it like to live in a high performance house?
    What are some of the costs?
    Would they do it again? If so, what would they do differently?

    10:00 - 11:00 - Yanabeelbuild - Straw Bale House
    Hand built local Straw Bale house.
    Jess & Bryan

    12:00 - 13:00 - Healthy High Performance home for the family.
    Justin Weyers is currently building an Architecturally designed High Performance home to Passive House Principles.

    A healthy home for his family free of dust mites and pollen focusing on Air tightness, triple glazing, moisture management, maximum insulation with a HRV. Come and hear his journey, see the plans and his building samples and ask anything you want. Always happy to share his new found passion and growing knowledge on his sustainable journey.

    13:00 - 14:00 - Finding North - Aspects of Sustainability
    At Finding North, we believe that everyone has the ability to make changes which improve how we live sustainably. Based on honest and independent service we hope to help others achieve this for themselves. Andrea Mason.

    02:00 - 02:30 - All the locals together.
    All the 'Ask a locals' in one spot to share knowledge with each other. Join the discussion.

    14:30 - 15:30 - Joe Boin



  • Bedggoods Kia - Niro EV Kia Niro EV

    Supplying new vehicles, including EVs to Central and Western Victoria

  • Boucher Consultancy

    Dale Boucher ConsultancyEnvironmental Experts
    Boucher Consultancy is based in central Victoria and offers a range of sustainability services to government, commercial business and households. With over 12 years experience in the sustainability sector, Boucher Consultancy can help to reduce costs and lighten your environmental footprint through a range of audits, renewable energy generation, and energy efficiency advice and reporting.

    Boucher Consultancy is also a consultant for BREAZE Energy Solutions who supply and install Solar PV systems, batteries and heat pump hot water systems.

  • BREAZE Energy Solutions BES Expo Partners 3  EXPO PARTNER!

    BREAZE has installed Solar Power, Solar Hot Water and Heat Pump Hot Water in thousands of households, schools, community buildings and businesses in Ballarat, the Central Highlands and Western Victoria.

    BREAZE ENERGY SOLUTIONS CONSULTANTS. renewable energy and solar specialists.

    We are proud to have helped so many take personal action to live more sustainably... and seen them rewarded by getting control over their ever increasing energy bills.

  • Buninyong Sustainability

    Buninyong_Sustainabilty_LOGO_2019.jpgCome and see us on the Entrance stand, and at our ASK A LOCAL, or WIN A SUBPOD exhibits.


    This year, 2023, the Smart Living Expo will have more than 80 exhibits.

    So many new eco stalls, and it includes the Buninyong Village Market.

    Including the biggest Electric Vehicle display in Western Victoria!

    We are looking for new members to help us put on the Expo, every year, on the last Sunday in February - Join us!



    local BuninyongAsk a Local

    Talk to some local Buninyong people about their sustainable build.

    Justin Weyers is currently building an Eco Home in Buninyong.  

    A local couple who have built a Straw Bale house.

    SubPodCompetitionWin a SubPod!

    Be in the running to win a Subpod Growbag Bundle for your instant garden, compost bin & worm farm follow these easy steps!

    Winner will be drawn on the day of the expo.

    1 - Follow us on Facebook @BuninyongSustainability

    2 - Be Part of the Solution. Find the Suppod post, and tell us in the comments what sustainability activities we could do in our communities.

    3 - Share the post, Tell everyone about our SmartLivingExpo on Sunday the 26th of February and come along!

  • Catherine Ross Massage and Bowen Therapy

    ImagebyMariofromPixabay567021.jpgCatherine Ross Massage and Bowen Therapy

    Bookings -


  • Cooperative Power Australia Ltd

    MINT Mint Co Power Expo Partners 5PARTNER CoPower

    We're done with the traditional energy model. We're non-profit. We believe in the science of climate change. Make the switch today!

  • environ design

    EnvironDesign.jpgPassionate about design, and all things sustainable - come and talk to us at the Expo!

    environ design offers the following services:

    • Concept Design
    • Documentation and Detail Design
    • Interior Design
    • Subdivision Design
    • 3D Computer Visualisations
    • Environmental Consultancy

    environ design: design to the max’


  • Environmental assessments

    Ray Draper ConsultingCome and talk to Ray Draper, Environmental Consultant with 40 years of experience. Ray works on BAL rating, flora and fauna projects with a range of

    Services provided include:
    • Bushfire Management Statements
    • Native Vegetation Assessments
    • Habitat Hectare assessments
    • Environmental Assessments
    • Fauna Surveys
    • Fauna Research
    • Flora Surveys
    • Land Management Plans
    • Wetland Design
    • Wetland Management Planning
    • Basic Water Testing
    • Native Water Plants
    • Revegetation Plans

  • Flight Free Australia

    FlightFreeAustralia_-_Greenwashing.jpgInformation stall on the importance of drastically reducing Aviation to fight the massive increase of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere.


  • iHemp Victoria

    iHempThe next few decades are pivotal for mankind as climate change impacts are felt and food production and water usage are forced to become innovative.

    iHemp Victoria Inc will have educational information about innovation, sustainability and best practice that will reduce carbon footprints by promoting the growth of Industrial Hemp.

  • Midland Irrigation

    Emerald_Midland_Irrigation_Expo_Partners_2.jpgEmerald Partner!

    Come and see us on Sunday 26th of February, at the Smart Living Expo, 1101 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong - with our variable speed energy efficient pumps and our solar pumps that will be on a working display, so you get to see what it does first hand!

    There will also be huge savings to be had!

    Dedicated to managing our precious water - Midland Irrigation have been looking after water for over 40 years and they are experts in what they do.  Visit them at the Smart Living Expo in Buninyong on 26th February 2023, or come to 1009 Latrobe Street, Ballarat

    ballarat front

  • Orangutan Project

    The_Orangutan_Project.jpgFind out all about how you can help protect Orangutans and their forest homes by your choices, donating, or even adopting an Orangutan.


    Selling eco-friendly toys, palm oil free soaps, recycled plastic backpacks and chatting to people about our work.

    The Oranutan Project

    Twitter e.g. @BuninyongSus

  • Passive Builders

    Passive BuildersCome and talk about ways to live sustainably in a Passive House

    Our homes demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency, through the use of passive design and Passive House building principles.

    Passive Builders is a design and construct firm specializing in energy-efficient design for new homes and major renovations.

    Our approach is to implement passive solar and Passive House design principles to create a home that offers the best value comfort, efficiency, and quality.

    If you're looking for a high-performance home we have qualified Passive House consultants in each location who can help take your design to the Passive House standard.   Ballarat, Bendigo in Victoria, and Kingscliff in NSW.

  • Passive House Construction and Products

    PassiveHouseConstructionJustin O'Connor and Devin Grant believe that everybody should have access to warm, dry and mould free buildings.

    They have a passion for being able to help provide excellent buildings, with the solutions being science, material specification, Passive House or just plain common sense .

    Justin and Devin will provide essential knowledge for critical building components to the industry, creating more durable constructions.  They use their extensive knowledge and skills for the benefit of the community, creating smart solutions for a sustainable future.

  • Smart Living Expo - 2023

    Smart Living Expo groundsFREE ENTRY TO THE WHOLE EXPO!

    This year, 2023, the Smart Living Expo will have more than 80 exhibits.

    So many new eco stalls, and it includes the Buninyong Village Market.

    Including the biggest Electric Vehicle display in Western Victoria!

    Come and see the organising group, Buninyong Sustainability at the Entrance stand, and at our ASK A LOCAL, or WIN A SUBPOD exhibits.

    We are looking for new members to help us put on the Expo, every year, on the last Sunday in February - Join us!


  • Thermosmart Windows

    Lime Thermosmart Expo Partners  EXPO PARTNER!

    UPVC Windows & Doors - double, triple glazed