See an off-grid home at Mt Glorious, Brisbane. This home has PV and battery system that has been evolving since 1988. It currently uses a 24V nickel-iron battery. The owner does a lot with wood: growing it, using it for energy (including charcoal for cooking, blacksmithing and making things from it). There are gardens and orchards. They have a big focus on practical skills, including household skills, traditional blacksmithing, woodwork, bicycle and electric bicycle making and repair, chainsaw repair, and other bush engineering to make and fix things.

Number are limited. To register your attendance, email Brisbane Branch Convenor, Sheryl Backhouse on  or 0429 143 955. Sheryl will confirm your attendance and email you the details as numbers are limited.

Cost $5, payable by cash on the day