is the Managing Director of Green Homes Australia which he founded in 2006 in Orange, New South Wales. He has grown the company into the largest sustainable home builder in Australia and has turned it into an international brand with additional offices based in New Zealand.
Mick is also a dynamic sports person having competed in amateur and professional boxing ranks. With unstoppable determination, Mick has broken 6 Speed Boxing World Records.
Mick’s hobby is building elite and innovative show cars. He has designed and built numerous national award winning cars including the first certified zero emission Hot Rod, The Zerod. His cars have won a string of prestigious awards and have been featured in magazines around the world.
Mick’s philosophy builds on the idea that Success Doesn’t Happen By Accident. Nothing he has achieved happened without a plan and it certainly didn’t happen by luck alone. Through his experience in climbing to the top of the ladder in sport and in multiple industries, Mick has identified and selected Five Essential Steps for achieving success. These 5 steps can be applied to any industry and can be used to propel individuals toward reaching goals and achieving their dreams. For more information regarding Mick’s public speaking availability, please submit an expression of interest by using the enquiry form at the end of this page.
In 2003, Mark achieved his black belt in martial arts. He openly credits this as the first step towards his other sporting achievements. The dedication and persistence that enabled him train for his black belt, would also stay with him later when attempting to set his world records.
In 2005, Mick broke the world record for speed boxing in under 60 seconds. It did not happen overnight, in fact his first attempt was a mere 254 punches, almost half the existing record. However, Mick did not quit and set about working on how to improve. Through 12 weeks of hard work, with the right experts, he broke the record by 4 punches to create a new record of 432 punches in under 60 seconds.
The previous record holder, Paddy Doyle, set a new record with 467 punches soon after Mick broke the record. So in 2006, Mick set about regaining the title. Following 6 months of intensive training and following the same process, he attempted again to break the record. 12 months after his first attempt, Mick set a new record with 532 punches under 60 seconds - 100 punches more than his first attempt.
Mick Fabar's published works around the principles of Green Building have been shared internationally. In 2011, he co-created a builder training unit through Skillset and GHA's energy management & design program.
Mick Fabar has been a Board member of Ronald McDonald house since 2005. He was also the Principle Builder for a regional RMH facility in New South Wales.
During Mick's first attempt at a speed boxing record, he used the process to raise money for charity. When he broke the record, he gained over $100,000 for the Ronald McDonald House.