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Join the almost 200 Australians who have already Rocked The House and make a difference with your own two hands.

For the first time ever, Rock the House is going multi-national. From the 6th – 13th October 2018, join a team of like-minded Australians on the ground in both Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Siem Reap, Cambodia.

In 2016, Rock the House – an Australian grassroots movement headed up by iconic musician Suze DeMarchi- was born.

In 2017, volunteers returned to Yogyakarta, Indonesia – bringing the total to 18 family homes built by Rock the House volunteers.

In 2018, Rock the House is growing. Join us as we go global with this movement by not only returning where it all began in Yogyakarta, but also sending a team for the first time to Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Why Indonesia?

Rock the House is making a  life-changing impact in the community of Yogyakarta. Spend a week immersing yourself in the city of Yogyakarta, the cultural centre of Java, and build a home for a family in the community of Yogyakarta. Along with a team of like-minded volunteers, you can provide a family with the long-term shelter and security they need for their future.

Whilst in Yogyakarta soak in the sights with visits to the awe-inspiring Borobodur Temple as well as exploring Jalan Malioboro, Yogyakarta’s traditional street markets.

Use your Habitat build as the starting point for an exploration of Indonesia, an archipelago that is comprised of some 17,000 islands and home to over three hundred ethnic and religious groups.

Why Cambodia?

Make the most of your trip by immersing yourself in the local culture in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Take some time to explore the breathtaking temples of Angkor Wat, take a boat ride through the floating villages of Tonle Sap or get up close to an elephant.

However, first and foremost, you will be changing the lives of families in need by building them a safe and secure home.

The impact of the homes will be far reaching and will create a rock solid future for generations. Healthy homes, with cement floors, improved ventilation, clean water and sanitation facilities have immediate health benefits. Families will also receive skills training and with a home to call their own, they have a place to start a business and earn a steady income.