Green Guide to Government Policy
A three-point plan for better buildings and communities: Our call to government
Fri 16 Aug, 2013 Advocacy
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- Emissions Reduction Fund - industry update
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- Advocacy agenda 2010-2013
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- GBCA supports Thriving Neighbourhoods conference
- Businesses for a Clean Economy (B4CE)
- The Advocate - July 2011
- Putting a price on pollution: what it means for Australia’s property and construction industry
- A summary of Built Environment Meets Parliament (BEMP) 2011
- A Minister for Cities is needed to build Australia's future, says ASBEC
- Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing: Update on Commercial Programs
- Submission to the 2011-2012 Federal Budget
- GBCA Sustainable Population Strategy submission
- GBCA submission to DCCEE Tax Breaks for Green Buildings Consultation Paper
- Our cities: building a productive, sustainable and liveable future
- Calling for submissions for the Tax Breaks for Green Buildings consultation paper
- The Advocate - October and November 2010
- Green Schools
- The Advocate - September 2010
- Federal election an opportunity to move green building from voluntary to vital
- Water Industry Competition Amendment Regulation 2010- call for comment
- UK Green Building Council - Coalition Agreement
- The Advocate - May 2010
- The Advocate - April 2010
- The Advocate - March 2010
- The Advocate - February 2010
- The Advocate - January 2010
- The National Strategy on Energy Efficiency
- Call to Action Copenhagen by International Organisations of Architects
- GBCA submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Safe Climate Bill
- GBCA's Submission to the Australian Building Codes Boards
- GBCA's 2009 Federal Budget Submission
- Advocating green policies
- Advocacy wins in 2009
In the lead-up to the 2013 federal election, the GBCA is engaging with all political parties and calling on them to commit to better buildings, communities and cities.
We are focusing on three priorities that will place Australia on a clear, long-term pathway to a healthier, more productive, more resilient and more sustainable built environment.
We've developed a three-point plan that outlines these three priorities and what we are seeking from the federal government:
1. Provide visionary government leadership
2. Retrofit and improve existing buildings
3. Move beyond buildings to communities and cities.
While we are calling on all political parties to outline their policies to deliver better buildings, communities and cities, we recognise that there must be a coordinated approach from all levels of government, industry and the community if we are to achieve the best outcomes.
A three-point plan for better buildings and communities: Our call to government not only outlines what we are asking of federal government, but details the commitment and action we are seeking from
- state government
- local government
- the community
- builders, developers and owners
- industry associations.
Just as importantly, the plan also includes the ways in which the GBCA is committed to supporting government, and all other stakeholders, as we work together to transform the built environment.
Australia’s future economic productivity, liveability and sustainability depend on getting it right with our buildings, our communities and our cities. A long-term commitment to policies and programs that drive sustainability in the built environment is essential.