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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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News

Industry asked to scrutinise plan for next generation Green Star rating tool

Fri 11 Apr 2014 GBCA media releases | The GBCA has released a scoping paper for the new Green Star – Design & As Built rating tool and is calling for industry feedback.

Green Star rising in Wollongong

Thu 10 Apr 2014 GBCA media releases | Wollongong City Council’s Administration Building is set to achieve one of Australia’s first Green Star ratings for an existing building.

Shopping centre chases Green Star - Performance rating

Mon 7 Apr 2014 GBCA media releases | Chatswood Chase Sydney is the first shopping centre in Australia to sign up for a Green Star – Performance rating.

Regulation repeal must make it easier to do better

Wed 26 Mar 2014 GBCA media releases | The ‘Red Tape Repeal Day’ must help rather than hinder industry to deliver better quality, more efficient buildings and communities.

New guide supports local government efforts to deliver more liveable, prosperous, sustainable communities

Thu 20 Mar 2014 GBCA media releases | The Green Star – Communities Guide for Local Government has been launched at the Green Cities 2014 conference in Melbourne.

Latest Events

View the new course & events calendar

Green Star Innovation Course

Tue 29 Apr 2014 Events | BRISBANE Explore the Green Star Innovation category in this dynamic short course.

Green Star Certification Workshop

Tue 29 Apr 2014 Events | BRISBANE

Green Star - Communities Foundation Course

Wed 30 Apr 2014 Events | MELBOURNE The Green Star – Communities Foundation Course is an intensive half-day course that teaches the fundamentals of the Green Star - Communiti...

Sustainable Design

Wed 30 Apr 2014 Events | BRISBANE Interested in sustainable interior design and certification? Join the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Design Institute ...

Breakfast with the Board

Wed 30 Apr 2014 Events | SYDNEY This event is a rare opportunity to meet the industry leaders who guide the GBCA and hear their views on the future direction of the organ...

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