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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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A word from Rom - Does size matter?

Wed 21 Jan 2015 GBCA news | ‘Sustainability’ is as much about good use of space and resources as it is about getting an independent rating. The last decade or so has seen a sign...

Can Queensland be a stronger, more sustainable state?

Wed 21 Jan 2015 GBCA media releases | As Queenslanders head to the polls, the GBCA has called on all political parties to outline their vision for a stronger, more sustainable state.

Leading the way in 2014

Thu 18 Dec 2014 GBCA news | A word from GBCA Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew

GBCA announces new board structure

Wed 17 Dec 2014 GBCA media releases | The Green Building Council of Australia has announced changes to its Board of Directors.

Green Star leaders recognised in 2014

Tue 16 Dec 2014 GBCA media releases | The shift to sustainability gathers pace, as the GBCA certifies 150 Green Star projects during 2014 – a 43% increase on 2013.

Latest Events

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Site Tour: Jeffery Smart Building

Thu 29 Jan 2015 Events | ADELAIDE Take a tour of the Jeffery Smart Building at University of South Australia, 29 January 2015.

Site Tour: Selandra Rise Retirement Village

Fri 30 Jan 2015 Events | CLYDE NORTH Australia’s first Green Star-rated retirement village. Find out more on 30 January 2015.

Site Tour: Aurecon fitout

Wed 4 Feb 2015 Events | PERTH The stunning Aurecon fitout is situated above the historic Cloisters on Hay arcade, in the Perth CBD.

Site Tour: Brisbane Airport

Mon 23 Feb 2015 Events | BRISBANE Setting new sustainability benchmarks for master-planned developments

Site Tour: 3M Head Office

Tue 24 Feb 2015 Events | NORTH RYDE Take a tour of Post-it Note HQ. Integrating sustainability and product innovation.