The Period Home Renovator Buyer’s Guide 2016 is dedicated to bringing new life to old favourites.

With real-life renovation stories and inspiring features, we’ll guide you through your renovation from dream to reality. Learn about the style of your home, how to make the most of its period features, and how to renovate effectively for the years ahead. Once you are in the throws of planning your renovation, consult our Buyer’s Guide for the best suppliers.


Inspirational Renovations: We go behind the scenes of two spectacular Melbourne renovations, in bayside Brighton and Toorak.

If These Walls Could Talk: Take a stroll through a heritage-listed house museum, from Adelaide’s Carrick Hill to Clarendon House in Tasmania.

Fit For A Queen: Once an extravagant home for opera diva Dame Nellie Melba, this converted dairy farm has been beautifully restored to welcome a new generation of visitors.

Something Old, Something New: Gallery owner Charles Nodrum shares his advice on the best way to introduce modern art into period homes.

It’s the one-stop essential guide to everything you need for a period home renovation or restoration project.