We are an arts- and permaculture-based group of people who own 1635 acres of coastal hinterland near Crescent Head in New South Wales, Australia. Our group intends to occupy five different parts of the land with village-style housing clusters that will perhaps be available for rental as tourist or public facilities. Our founding principles are:
Low-cost rural housing;
Our co-op currently has 70 members and there is one share being bought back by the co-op at present.
We have 72 shareholders at present and have established two primitive campgrounds on the property to date.
Community location is placed at the center of the zip/postal code, city/state, or city/country (not based on street addresses)
Former/Other Names: The local council nicknamed us "the secret"
This page last updated:10/12/2008
Visitor Process: Email us through the website or write to PO Box 48, Crescent Head, and arrange a day and time to visit with one of our members.
We will take you for a day tour of the land in a four-wheel-drive vehicle.
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
No Answer Provided
Members(adults and children):
(Non-members are allowed to camp in the Primitive Camp Grounds and must contribute in some way.)
Open to new members:
(People can apply online through our website but must send a 10% deposit if they want to be on the waiting list for a share.)
By majority rule
(but we have a board of 12 Directors)
Leadership Core Group:
(The board of directors must bring all issues to General Meetings)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
(they can work off part of their Annual Levies)
(At present it is $2000 non-refundable Joining fee)
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