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Leading the way in 2014

Thu 18 Dec 2014

A word from GBCA Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew

Expression of Interest for GBCA State Industry Groups

Thu 20 Nov 2014

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has opened nominations for members who wish to participate in our State Industry Groups. The groups will be active in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

Celebrating our unsung heroes

Wed 19 Nov 2014

People are usually highly aware of the expensive, high-tech or complicated sustainability features in buildings, but don’t remember the simple, cheap or reliable features that ‘get the job done’.

Talk around the GreenHouse - Products, Proof and Provenance

Mon 20 Oct 2014

The demand for transparency – from paddock to plate or factory to retail outlet – is having a profound impact across entire supply chains.

Moving towards sustainable homes

Thu 16 Oct 2014

In January the GBCA hosted a full day workshop with stakeholders from around the country to determine how we can encourage a shift to sustainable homes in Australia.

What is Human Nature?

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Inspired by the natural world, the Human Nature collection by Interface Australia is made of up to 81 percent total recycled content and can be recycled via Interface’s ReEntry® 2.0 closed loop recycling process.

A new era for product manufacturers and Green Star

Thu 16 Oct 2014

With the release of Green Star – Design and As Built , this “will take the demand for supply chain transparency to a new level.” Read more from Global GreenTag, Chief Executive Officer, David Baggs.

Thinking in circles

Tue 23 Sep 2014

We may be getting accustomed to built-in obsolescence, but the linear model of ‘take, make and dispose’ no longer stacks up, says Romilly Madew.

Residential done right

Wed 17 Sep 2014

Revisions to the Green Star – Multi Unit Residential v1 rating tool represent a “massive move in the right direction,” says Wood & Grieve Engineers’ Sustainability Project Engineer, Cormac Kelly.

"Great cities don't come by accident"

Fri 12 Dec 2014

“Great cities don't come by accident,” Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, said at a recent GBCA boardroom luncheon. “They emerge through choices we make and the commitment we bring to ensuring they are sustainable, equitable, inclusive, stimulating and beautiful.”