Person

Esther Milne

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‘Designing in’ – media and communications for low carbon home renovation

This is a report of a project which aimed to design, develop and assess innovative media and communication strategies to drive mainstream adoption of low carbon products and practices as an integral part of renovation projects, enabling decarbonisation of the existing residential building stock. The...
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Diverse media practices and economies of Australian home renovators: budgeting, self-education and documentation

This paper seeks to uncover a diversity of economic practices and engagement by home renovators, predominantly homeowners. In particular, the authors explore how different forms of media consumption and production intertwine to shape home renovation projects.
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Hashtag sustainability? Home renovators’ media world

This CRC for Low Carbon Living project investigates the role that media plays in shaping home renovation practices. This second report tells the story of the Home Renovators’ Media World. It provides a more detailed and nuanced understanding of the roles of media in home...
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Media/Home Renovations ‘I’d just Google it’: media and home renovation practices in Australia

This is the first report of a project examining ways of making energy efficient home renovations mainstream rather than a niche activity as is currently the case. Homes are a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions in Australia; most emanating from the 98 per cent...
Journal article

Public privacy: reciprocity and silence

This paper deploys a media archaeology perspective to analyse the discursive and material practices framing contemporary understandings of 'public privacy'.