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Welcome to the Green Building Council of Australia

Launched in 2002, the GBCA is a national, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Australia by encouraging the adoption of green building practices. It is uniquely supported by both industry and governments across the country.

Mission The Green Building Council's mission is to develop a sustainable property industry for Australia and drive the adoption of green building practices through market-based solutions.

Objectives Its key objectives are to drive the transition of the Australian property industry towards sustainability by promoting green building programs, technologies, design practices and operations as well as the integration of green building initiatives into mainstream design, construction and operation of buildings.

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No sustainability metrics the catch for Fishermans Bend?

Mon 28 Jul 2014 GBCA media releases | How will the 80,000 residents of Fishermans Bend know that their community is efficient, healthy, productive or sustainable?

Can you really predict the future?

Tue 22 Jul 2014 GBCA news | “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future,” said Nobel laureate Nils Bohr. But at the GBCA, we’re giving it our best shot.

Sustainable places for everyone - not just the lucky few

Fri 27 Jun 2014 GBCA news | Everyone should have the opportunity to live, work and play in green buildings. But how do we get there?

Expanded Energy Savings Scheme a winner, says GBCA

Tue 3 Jun 2014 GBCA media releases | Improvements to the NSW Government’s ESS will help households and businesses to reduce emissions, save money and boost productivity.

First 6 Star Green Star library is one of Australia's best places for people

Tue 3 Jun 2014 GBCA media releases | Melbourne’s Library at The Dock has achieved the nation’s first 6 Star Green Star rating for a public building.

Latest Events

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Member Evening - Perth

Tue 5 Aug 2014 Events | PERTH Join GBCA for an exclusive member’s evening, Tuesday 5 August 2014.

Green Star - Communities Foundation Course

Tue 5 Aug 2014 Events | SYDNEY The Green Star – Communities Foundation Course is an intensive half-day course that teaches the fundamentals of the Green Star - Communities rating to...

Inside IEQ

Tue 5 Aug 2014 Events | SYDNEY Join us as we take a targeted look at Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ) and the important part it plays in a building’s overall sustainability.

Green Star - Communities Guide for Local Government Training Workshop

Wed 6 Aug 2014 Events | SYDNEY This course is tailored specifically to local government staff and will be beneficial to anyone involved in development projects, strategic planning, ...

Site Tour: Cloisters on Hay

Wed 6 Aug 2014 Events | PERTH Come inside the Cloisters on Hay project, a nine-storey commercial tower built on top of the existing Cloisters Arcade, a 42 year old structure and Pe...