Grand Designs Australia

About the Show

In one of the most inspiring series to date, Peter Maddison is back with the long awaited 8th series of Grand Designs Australia. He’s following 10 new homeowners – all driven visionaries with a dream to change their lives and Australia’s architectural landscape forever. The backdrops are as varied as they are stunning, as Peter travels from Victoria’s bush ranger country near Euroa (where the dry earth is punctuated by huge granite boulders), to prime land on Sydney’s northern beaches where sloping blocks pose blistering challenges for 2 very different owner builders. Then it’s on to the popular Byron hinterland where a young family is building a sort of anti Mcmansion – a house with a neat footprint which fully values every last square meter. Tassie, SA and QLD are all included in a mix which includes as many eccentric and unique grand designs as it does modern masterpieces. Australia has never looked better in this exciting new series.

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Euroa VIC

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Elsternwick VIC

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Curl Curl NSW

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31 July 8:30pm

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Lockleys SA

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Lewisham Pod TAS

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Toolangi VIC

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Rivett ACT

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28 August 8:30pm

The causes of and cures for falling dampness

Falling dampness is a type of dampness that moves downwards vertically. Find out what causes it and the cures.

How to repair damage from rising damp

Aside from treating and curing the rising damp itself, you’ll find that other areas have been damaged by the rising damp and will need to be repaired.

The causes of and cures for horizontal damp

If you’ve got small patches of damp on your walls, you’ve probably got horizontal damp. Thankfully, it’s easily repaired.

The causes of and cures for rising damp

One of the most prevalent types of dampness is rising damp. Find out what causes it and the possible cures.

Understanding the types and signs of dampness

By understanding the different types of dampness and the signs to look for, you’ll know exactly how to treat specific problems.

How to check timber stumps

If you've got a home supported by timber stumps, it's essential that you check them regularly. We show you how.

Building Regulations: Dealing with Tradies and Builders

With the move to self regulation, it’s crucial that you select who you work with carefully.

Checklist: Building Regulations and Your Home

Building codes are changing all the time as safety standards improve. Use this checklist to make sure your home complies.