Watch the video below to see what inspired Suze DeMarchi, lead singer of Baby Animals to start Rock the House.


Yogyakarta is considered the soul of Indonesia and with its sprawling temples it’s easy to see why.

Habitat works in the foothills of ‘Jogya,' transforming bamboo shelters without access to water or electricity into safe and functioning homes for families in need.

The situation is dire. “If not for you, I couldn’t change these conditions” said Sapudi, whose home will be built by Rock the House volunteers in October.

For families living in poverty, a safe and decent home creates a rock solid future. “It’s incredible to see how lives can be changed with such little effort” said Suze, during her visit.

Watch the volunteering video to find out more about what you will experience.


The rock community is built on the power of music. Baby Animals wanted to call on that passion and unite to empower others.

"We’ve been very fortunate over the last 25 years since we released the first Baby Animals record. We’ve had a lot of help along the way, so we decided to partner up with Habitat for Humanity…We had this idea to build 25 homes. One for every year since we released our first album. And to do that, we need 300 people to join us." – Suze DeMarchi, Baby Animals

Here, we call on you to help build a rock solid future for generations to come.

United we build. Put your hand up.

Get Involved

Here’s how you can get involved today.

Call us on 1800 88 55 99 if you’d like to find out more or click here.

Our Goal

United, our goal is to raise $450,000 to empower and build a safe community for families in need in Yogyakarta. Here’s what we’ve achieved so far.

Family Story

Whether you travel with us to build, sponsor a volunteer or donate to Rock the House, you will be helping families like Sapudi’s build a safe and decent home. But it’s more than just a roof overhead. It’s a rock solid future.

Read Our Story

About Us

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that safe and affordable housing provides a path out of poverty, Habitat has built or repaired over 800,000 homes, serving more than 6.8 million people worldwide since its founding. Habitat for Humanity Australia is one of more than 70 international Habitat offices.

Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village program gives volunteers in Australia the chance to travel overseas to a community unlike their own and work alongside a family to build their own safe shelter. Since 2001, Habitat for Humanity Australia has sent over 4,000 volunteers overseas to build homes for families in need.

To find out more about Habitat visit

Australia’s premier rock band, Baby Animals, this year celebrate 25 years since the release of their iconic self-titled debut album. Hits such as 'Early Warning’, 'One Word', 'Rush You' and ‘Painless’ saw chart success though the 90s and generated multi-platinum album sales. 'Baby Animals’ broke Australian music history sitting at #1 for six weeks and the band toured extensively in the US and Europe.

Baby Animals are recipients of multiple ARIA Awards and Suze DeMarchi is an inductee in the West Australian Music Hall of Fame. To this day their songs are staples on Aussie rock radio and following a ten year hiatus they reformed in 2013 with a brand new album and continue to tour nationally.

To find out more about Baby Animals visit

This is the beginning of a journey toward real change for those in need of homes and for us to fill our souls with the rewards of helping others less fortunate. Our rock community is built on the power of music, so let’s call on that passion and unite to empower others. Join us and help to build a rock solid future for generations to come.
Suze De Marchi Baby Animals


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