ABOUT US

The Nillumbik Mudbrick Association (NMA) was formed in June 2004.

On this page you can discover our  principal aims, our first year achievements and where we have been instrumental.

About NMA

The Nillumbik Mudbrick Association (NMA) was formed in June 2004.

The principal aims are:

  • To protect and promote the mudbrick building industry
  • To strengthen Nillumbik's standing as Australia's most important Mudbrick region.

First year achievements:

  • Formation of a committee
  • Incorporated status & creation of mission statement
  • Largest earth building Association in Australia
  • Over 200 Members
  • Launch at Eltham library
  • Established support and collaboration from contacts: Nillumbik Shire, EBAA, CSIRO, Deakin Uni., Prof. Tony Isaacs, Steve Herbert MP, Sustainable Energy Association, Building Control Commission, etc.

Instrumental in:

  • Funding for testing
  • Numerous ongoing publicity releases and newspaper articles
  • 12 month delay of full 5 star implementation for mudbrick homes