About Us

 

The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which aims to lead change by educating, promoting, and supporting the delivery of Certified Passive House buildings in Australia. Our vision is that all Australians live and work in healthy, comfortable, low energy, resilient buildings.


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Board Members



Kate Nason

Chairperson 2021/22
Architect, Sustainability Advisor at Frasers Property Australia, Certified Passive House Designer


Talina Edwards

Deputy Chairperson 2021/22
Director - Partnerships & Major Events 2020/22
Architect, Certified Passive House Designer, and Founder of Talina Edwards Architecture



Rory Martin

Secretary 2020/22
Sustainability Manager, Frasers Property Australia



Nick Tassigiannakis

Treasurer 2019/22
Managing Director at Bridgeford Group



Bohemia Hookham

Director - Research 2021/22
Architect at DesignInc, Certified Passive House Designer


Heather McCabe

Director - Research 2021/22
Architect at BVN, Certified Passive House Designer

 


Joe Mercieca

Director - Partnership and Major Events 2019/22
Director at Blue Eco Homes


Cameron Munro

National Chapter and Volunteer Lead 2021/22
Consultant at Passive Analytics, Engineer, Certified Passive House Designer



Darren O'Dea

Director - Technical Working Group 2020/22
Building Physics Expert at Fabric First



John Beurle

Director - Partnerships and Major Events 2021/22
Principal at Passive House Services

Our Team


Paul Wall
CEO

Samantha Bruce
Education, Events & Administrative Executive
[email protected]

Rachael Alden
(Maternity Leave)

Michelle Pokorny
Membership & Administrative Co-ordinator
[email protected]

State Chapters


APHA's Local Chapter Reps provide a conduit for connection and collaboration for members in their State or Territory, offering opportunities for networking, education and information exchange. Get in touch and introduce yourself today.


Simone Schenkel

Victoria


Marie Mattinson

New South Wales


Timo Bleeker

Western Australia

 


Mat Pinches 

Queensland

 


Brett Aylen

South Australia

Christie Hartfiel

ACT

 

Torquil Canning

Tasmania

 

Keith Savage

Northern Australia