FEATURING ON STAGE
TOOLS FOR BUILDING
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY LIVING
THE STUFF BUS Recycled Antiques Laurie & Chris
Welcome to The Stuff Bus.
He is a handsome vintage old bus 1968 Austin that young couple Laurie & Chris renovated into their tiny home (and business) on wheels.
Laurie, Chris and Oakley along with their two dogs, travel around Australia taking life and business, and Stuff, on the road re-purposing antique and vintage oddments into one-of-a-kind homewares and art collector's items available for sale that can be used for exquisite interior decoration or anything goes. (Child not for sale.)
TESLA Electric Car
David Waterworth is a researcher and writer for Cleantechnica, among a few sites, and is a retired school teacher who continues to provoke thought through his writing. He divides his time between looking after his grandchildren and trying to make sure they have a planet to live on. He is long on Tesla.
David has worked mainly in special education for over 28 years. With his wife Majella they have travelled Australia training teachers and education assistants in ASD, Literacy and Systemic Functional Linguistics. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Queensland.
David holds a BA in Theology, a Diploma of Primary Education and a Graduate Diploma of Special Education in Learning Difficulties positioning him to be well suited as an educator.
Shevaun & Ben
AIR-CRETE DOMES + BALANCED BACKYARDS
Ben & Shevaun Russell are passionate advocates for environmentally-aware living, connected with their work with The Wilderness Society and local activism to help preserve the Gold Coast Hinterland and Brisbane-Logan regions from unsustainable over-development.
'Balanced Backyards' is a series of engaging hands-on workshops for children of all ages with lessons on how to make backyard hotels for native wildlife and bring them back into the suburbs. You may be leaving with a little bee hotel or a Fact Sheet on how to build a micro-bat hotel in your own backyard, among many things.
Together Ben & Shevaun instruct workshops on Aircrete Design for Domes as well as for all kinds of sustainable, low budget and natural building. Shevaun is also a children's eco storybook writer & storyteller.
Ash, Jesse & Simon
GEODESIC DOMES King Domes
Their natural enthusiasm, drive and passion for geodesic domes is infectious, and a role they feel they can play in helping build tiny communities to form part of a fantastic vision for future living.
The King Domes are extremely affordable, highly insulated and breathable, large enough to even fit shipping containers, relatively easy to build and movable, strong in construction and weatherproof with the right maintenance, and are the perfect solution for a community loungeroom/kitchen/abolition blocks, and smaller domes even make for perfect bedroom and remote office locations in beautiful off-grid bushland locations.
ECOTEKK ELECTRIC BIKE RIDES
Darren Walters is a long-established electric vehicles advocate based in Noosa, Queensland named Ecotekk, ushering in a new generation of electric vehicles to help cut carbon emissions and more efficiently move people.
Darren looks after the sales and hiring of electric transport, Noosa eco-tours, along with quick training and back-up service and maintenance to ensure you get the most out of your new electric vehicle.
Enjoy this opportunity to be guided on a safe demonstration of the best & newest in electric bikes, electric motorcycles, trikes and e-scooters!
by Artistik Creations Larissa & Stu
Gypsy Glamping Wagon for Hire
Larissa & Stu from Artistik Creations have built this super cute vintage-style wagon from the ground up & furnished it with all the necessities to enjoy the dreamy Gypsy lifestyle.
It contains a comfy double bed that converts to a day bed for chilling out during the day and snuggle up with under the stars at night.
Equipped with a convenient pull-out kitchenette & everything you need to set up the ultimate boho picnic. Double-sided awning to keep you shaded on those sunny days and don't worry, she is powered from the sun and can recharge your all-important devices!
When not out on hire the wagon is used as a travelling art gallery to display Stuart's incredible paintings at festivals and expos. If you're lucky enough to bump into them you may even get a chance to see the artist creating his next masterpiece.
How this bed lift kit makes it possible to live big in a tiny space!
The idea of trying to fit a bed, kitchen, lounge & ample storage inside a van is a common problem. But what if there was an easy way to have it all?
The bed lift kit is designed to make it easier for people to live big in small spaces, like camper vans and tiny homes.
The company's CEO, Coral, states that "the idea behind the bed lift kit was to create more space in a van or tiny home by lifting the bed up into the ceiling."
Easily stow your bed in the ceiling of your van during the day, creating more living space below.The bed lift kit is made of lightweight materials and runs off 12v. It can hold up to 400kg in the static position and 200kg in motion, with a seamless design that can be easily customized to your overall fitout.
Kym O'Connell & Sam Baker
Fed up and frustrated by the growth at all-costs model, SEA & CO was established to offer an alternative to overpriced and under-delivered housing options in the current market.
SEA & CO is a multi-faceted property group driving the tiny house & minimalist revolution incorporating permaculture and core sustainability fundamentals in every design.
We assist in all areas of the process from finance, design, construction, and education
SEA & CO. was created to solve a big problem with a tiny solution. We want to empower people to take control of their future amid the current housing crisis by eliminating some of the common barriers to financing, building and owning your own slice of the Great Australian Dream. Join us in the Tiny Revolution.