Bach of the Year
Awards 2018

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People’s Choice Bach of the Year

People's Choice Bach of the Year Award

The People's Choice Bach of the Year Award has been presented to the bach that received the most votes as submitted by the public.

Category medal winners


Our 2018 expert judges Goran and Laura awarded the gold, silver and bronze medals to the top three baches in each category.

Wendy Moore - HomeAway Holiday Rental Awards 2018 Judge

Wendy Moore

Wendy Moore is a highly experienced editor and publisher with a proven track record in building and managing agile and desirable magazine brands. With experience across some of the most iconic brands, from the Australian Women's Weekly and Burke's Backyard, to Disney, Australian Home Beautiful, and most recently Better Homes & Gardens, Wendy is one of Australia's most respected publishing executives and judge on Seven’s hit show House Rules.

Wendy Moore - HomeAway Holiday Rental Awards 2018 Judge

Charlie Albone

Director and Head Designer of Inspired Exteriors, Charlie Albone, is one of Australia’s most prominent landscape designers, having worked in Australia and internationally for the past 15 years. As The LifeStyle Channel’s expert landscape designer, Charlie has presented and hosted a number of shows, including Selling Houses Australia. In 2013, he was invited to design a show garden at the inaugural Australian Garden Show Sydney, for which he won a prestigious silver medal. Since then he has gone on to win two silver-gilt medals at the Chelsea Flower Show, London, with the honour of being the only Australian ever to compete at Chelsea in consecutive years.

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Congratulations to all our winners and finalists!

Love the look of The Treehouse Piha?

The stunning architecturally designed home is the gorgeous bach seen in the promotional videos of this year's Bookabach Bach of the Year.

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