Find out what how to look after your home and what to consider if you want to make changes.
This section is for anyone living in an older home. Find out more about your home’s architectural history and features, how best to maintain it, what to consider if you want to make changes – including what permits you might need – and how to make it more energy efficient. Our series of technical and interactive guides offer a range of practical advice and case studies to help you restore, maintain and enjoy your home.
Our guidance sheets demonstrate practical ways to make houses of all periods more energy efficient and sustainable without compromising the heritage value of the building.
From early Victorian to Modern styles this interactive neighbourhood provides information about the character, features and history of the main housing styles found in Victoria.