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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

Lendlease achieves world leadership at Darling Harbour

Tue 17 May 2016 Industry news | The $3.4bn 20 hectare transformation of Darling Harbour has received the highest Green Star rating for master-planned precincts in Australia.

50% reduction in emissions and $20 billion in savings possible, finds new ASBEC report

Thu 12 May 2016 GBCA media releases | A new report underscores the massive potential for the built environment to slash emissions, save money and support other industries.

Cities, urban forests and clean energy the budget winners

Tue 3 May 2016 GBCA media releases | The cities agenda, investment in ‘urban forests’ and a recommitment to the CEFC are the winners, but no new funding for carbon abatement disappoints.

Smart cities are sustainable cities, says GBCA

Fri 29 Apr 2016 GBCA media releases | The Australian Government’s new Smart Cities Plan can drive investment in projects that improve the sustainability of our cities.

Brookfield Place Tower 2 presented with 5 Star Green Star rating

Fri 29 Apr 2016 Industry news | Tower 2's Green Star rating signifies ‘Australian Excellence’ and demonstrates how a focus on sustainability can drive economic uplift.

Latest Events

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Green Building Day 2016 - Sydney

Tue 31 May 2016 Events | SYDNEY Green Building Day 2016 - Sydney

Green Building Day 2016 - Melbourne

Thu 2 Jun 2016 Events | MELBOURNE Green Building Day 2016 - Melbourne

Green Building Day 2016 - Brisbane

Tue 7 Jun 2016 Events | BRISBANE Green Building Day 2016 - Brisbane

Site Tour: Floth Head Office

Wed 8 Jun 2016 Events | BRISBANE The Building has achieved the first 6 Star Green Star – Design & As Built v1.1 rating in Australia.

Leading Green Thinkers: Driving the Sustainability Agenda

Tue 21 Jun 2016 Events | SYDNEY If you think it’s not that easy being green, you’re not alone.

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