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Your Home is a collaborative project of Australian governments and the building, architecture and design industries.

The 1st edition was developed in 2001 for the Australian Government by the Institute for 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 website and 5th edition of the book is now managed on behalf of the Australian Government by the Department of the Environment and Energy.

5th edition 2017 (reprinted with minor updates and additions)

ISBN 978-1-925006-14-8 (print version)

The website is based on the Your Home 5th edition (2017) with ongoing updates to links and content. New content includes the Design For Place house designs and supporting material, and the Birkenhead, South Australia case study.

ISBN 978-1-925006-15-5 (web version)

Editors: in writing and Department of the Environment and Energy (5th edition)

Design concepts, illustration editing, indexing and HTML conversion: Biotext, Canberra

Design production: Biotext and Papercut, Canberra

Cover illustrations: Kirsten Duncan (front), Tony Law (back)

Printing: CanPrint Communications, Canberra