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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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"Great cities don't come by accident"

Fri 22 Aug 2014 GBCA news | “Great cities don't come by accident,” Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, said at a recent GBCA boardroom luncheon. “They emerge through choices we mak...

Can you really predict the future?

Wed 20 Aug 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.

Support, don't slash the RET

Tue 19 Aug 2014 GBCA media releases | The Renewable Energy Target has stimulated innovation, set a direction for industry and provided the impetus to invest in new technologies.

Australia's NDY a finalist in Asia Pacific sustainability awards

Mon 18 Aug 2014 GBCA media releases | GBCA member NDY is the only Australian finalist in the WorldGBC's inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building.

International green building award for Tony Arnel

Fri 8 Aug 2014 GBCA media releases | Former GBCA Chair , Tony Arnel, has been presented with a World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Chairman’s Award for 2014.

Latest Events

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Site Tour: Circa CT1

Wed 10 Sep 2014 Events | BRISBANE Sustainable design in a sub-tropical setting

Growing up - residential living done right

Tue 16 Sep 2014 Events | MELBOURNE Join us on Tuesday 16th September as we provide an insight into the research, thinking and reality of a changing residential approach in Australia.

Site Tour: Barangaroo South

Tue 16 Sep 2014 Events | SYDNEY Join us for highly anticipated site tour of Barangaroo South on Tuesday 16 September. Numbers are strictly limited so book now.

Site Tour: The University of Melbourne Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning Development

Fri 19 Sep 2014 Events | MELBOURNE The first Green Star project to achieve full ‘Innovation’ points

Site Tour: Instant Waste Management - Material Recovery Facility

Mon 22 Sep 2014 Events | PERTH Come and see the recycling process in action. FREE for members.