In an effort to build a sustainable house that will maximise Broome’s climate while minimising its environmental footprint, the following information and links are available for you to browse and discuss with your Architect or building designer.
For help in planting a garden that thrives in local conditions, pick up a copy of Tree Talk from Minyirr Park or our Broome office. The book provides information about identifying local Broome trees, the six season cycle of plants and different uses for them.
Another book of interest may be Indigenous Kimberley Trees in Broome by Tom Harley and SKIPA Guide to Planting a Garden in Broome North. Indigenous Kimberley Trees of Broome can be purchased from Kimberley Environmental Horticulture, Environs Kimberley, Saturday Courthouse Markets, Kimberley Bookshop and Hartmanns.
Local Planting Guide - visit the Western Australian Flora page and select ‘Northern – Dampierland’ from the bottom left of the site.
Indigenous public art
The social, cultural and natural environment of this coastal region is depicted in a colourful mosaic at the eastern entrance to Januburu Six Seasons residential estate.
We've worked closely with the Broome community and local builders to encourage construction of climate sensitive, energy and water efficient homes, to make Januburu Six Seasons a sustainable community.
For eligible purchasers, a front garden landscape package and rebates for best practice in sustainable house design are available on application.
News and Media
Januburu Six Seasons win reflects sustainable development excellence
Sustainability in Action
Januburu Six Seasons demonstrates our commitment to sustainability.
We are working with the Broome community and local builders to encourage construction of more climate sensitive, energy and water efficient homes, which is also reflected in the design guidelines for the estate.
Frequently asked Questions
What are the building requirements?
I've purchased a Januburu lot, how do I claim my front garden landscaping package and best practice rebate?
Please note: to be eligible to receive the front garden landscaping package and best practice rebate, your building must be completed within 30 months of the date of settlement of your lot.