We are open at 7 Sibley Street Nimbin, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10.30am- 2pm. Drop in to see the latest developments, find out about getting involved, join our Community Tools library, learn new skills at our workshops, and support local makers and producers.
This WAS 7 Sibley Street, Nimbin, New South Wales, Australia.
As you can see from this picture, the site is located in the middle of the village next to the Nimbin Skate Park and across the road from the Community Centre. Its purpose is to house a bunch of community projects and activities connected to affordable housing and sustainable living.
The BIG PLAN is to construct a new building on the site which demonstrates and resources affordable and sustainable building, housing and living in general. And which supports employment and economic opportunities for people in need.
We bought it in 2012 and paid off the loan in 2015.
In 2016 we installed a shipping container on site so we could begin to salvage and collect building materials.
As of March 2018, we received our Development Application approval to move the house, our Construction Certificate and we have now finished building works. A lot of time, professional expertise & volunteer efforts made this happen (watch here): 7 Sibley St – Moving the House
We always welcome help, please get in touch at the NNIC or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be a part of the project or contribute to make it the best it can be for the community.