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Certification fee for Legacy Rating Tools

You are looking at the discontinued version of Green Star. These Legacy Rating Tools are no longer available for registration. The most recent version of Green Star Rating Tools are located here.

Fee schedule for Legacy rating tools

Registration under these rating tools closed in December 2015, new projects must register under the current versions of the Green Star rating tools.

Projects which have been previously registered or have been certified for a Design rating using a Legacy Rating Tool will still be able to register for an As Built rating, provided that the eligibility criteria is still met.

The certification fee outlined below applies to each certification process. This means that a separate fee is payable for the certification process of:

- design,
- as built, or
- interior fitout.

GBCA Member and non-member fees apply, with GBCA members receiving a substantial discount. In order to receive the member rate the Applicant company must be the member**. To become a GBCA member please register your organisation.

Project Size (Total GFA including car parking*)Standard fee
(excl GST)
Member discounted fee**
(excl GST)
0 - 9,999m2 $20,000 $15,000
10,000 - 29,999m2 $25,000 $20,000
30,000m2 + $30,000 $25,000
Small project exception† N/A $8,000

*For Interiors projects only, project size is based on NLA.
**To access member rates for certification, new members joining between March- June of each year must pay for 15 months membership.

Small project exception applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • GBCA member organisation
  • Project size: Less than 500m2
  • Nature of business: Charity, non-government or not for profit organisations
  • Annual revenue: Less than $2 million

Further exceptions may be made available at the discretion of the GBCA for projects that meet the following conditions:

  • GBCA member organisation
  • Project size: Less than 250m2
  • Nature of business: Charity, non-government or not for profit organisations
  • Annual revenue: Less than $1 million

If your project meets the above criteria, please contact Jeff Oatman to discuss available options.

 

Additional certification fee inclusions for Legacy Rating Tools

A number of additional services have also been included in the certification fee.

When you register your project for certification, you will receive the following:

  • An electronic version of the Technical Manual for the registered Green Star tool.
  • Four technical clarifications.
  • Two Credit Interpretation Requests (CIRs).
  • PDF Green Star certificate.
  • If your project has been certified using one of the Green Star As Built or Interiors rating tools, a plaque that commemorates your project's certification will also be produced by the GBCA for you to display. The plaque is a certification fee inclusion for As Built project types, and as the project applicant you have the option to select from two plaque options - timber, or stainless steel.

Please note: projects registered under the previous fee structure (prior to 1 March 2010) receive the following free of charge:

  • Four technical clarifications
  • Two Credit Interpretation Requests (CIRs)
  • One place in a public Certification Workshop

Please note: Any project registered prior to the 1st March 2010 must pay for their registration fee by the 28th February 2010 otherwise the new fees will apply.