Bureau of Meteorology
A useful site for researching climate information.
http://www.bom.gov.au/

Greensmart
A government initiative to improve the environmental credentials of the building industry.
http://www.greensmart.com.au

BASIX
Mandatory in NSW, the Building Sustainability Index is a criteria to ensure new buildings meet minimum standards of environmental efficiency.
http://www.basix.nsw.gov.au

Good Wood Guide
As published on Waverly council site.
http://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/council/enviro/good_wood.htm

Ecologically Sustainable Development
Australian Government department of Environment and Heritage
http://www.deh.gov.au/esd/

New South Wales Department of Local Government
Check which Local Council you belong to, and link to their home page to find out more about your site.
http://www.dlg.nsw.gov.au/dlg/dlghome/dlg_SuburbLookup.asp?ba=b