By Romilly Madew, Chief Executive
I’m often asked how a vast, isolated nation with a relatively small, dispersed population can be a world leader in sustainable building. The answer is simple: we work collaboratively.
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In the lead up to the 2013 federal election, we’re calling on all political parties to commit to creating better buildings, communities and cities.
Discover our three-step plan to a more sustainable Australia.
From Twitter chats without borders to the launch of a new report on the sustainable future of Australian education, we’ve got lots of activities planned for World Green Building Week!
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If your organisation is a member of the GBCA, you can access discounts on subscriptions to a range of industry publications.
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Austrade invites GBCA members to join a GBCA-led delegation to India in February 2014. We'll showcase Australian technologies and expertise in the areas of integrated planning and sustainable cities, and identify new growth opportunities for Australian organisations.
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As part of our Green Star 2014 program of works we’re making some changes to the way Green Star rewards innovation.
The Green Star – Performance rating tool will be released in October.
Explore the benefits and prepare for the pilot phase.
Australia’s tertiary institutions are the engine room of learning, research and innovation for our nation. Now, with the help of Green Star, our universities are also fuelling the engines of sustainable market transformation.
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New short report submission templates are now available for Green Star IEQ, Energy and Materials credits.
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"Given the nature of our business, water consumption was a key area to be targeted through the Green Star process. Our Green Star office is helping us to 'walk the talk' on water efficiency, and lead by sustainable example," says Sydney Water Facilities Management and Maintenance Manager, Craig Heitmann.
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report says energy intensity of buildings down 3% from 2002/3 - 2010/11.
for SME commerical office tenants.
2013 nominations now open.
Solar Decathlon China 2013.
With the Green Building Council of South Africa’s
Rewire Green Building Convention just around the corner, we’re shining a light on one of South Africa’s 6 Star Green Star success stories – the Department of Environmental Affairs Office in Pretoria.
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Did you know that traffic congestion in urban areas could cost our economy $20.4 billion by 2020? Last month, Deputy Prime Minister, The Hon Anthony Albanese, released Walking, Riding and Access to Public Transport: supporting active travel in Australian communities outlining the Government’s plans for decreasing congestion by encouraging active travel and referencing Green Star.
With speaker abstracts for
Green Cities 2014 rolling in, we sat down with 2013 keynote speaker, Eric Knight, to discuss
why climate change keeps us arguing
Eclipse Tower / NSW
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ISIS Group Australia, Level 9, 121 Marcus Clarke / ACT
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C2 Dandenong / VIC
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Forte / VIC
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WorkZone West / WA
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