Green Building Voice: Unbroken leadership and untold stories


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  September 2016 issue

Unbroken leadership and untold stories

Australia’s property market continues its “unbroken streak of global leadership” and is once again the world’s most sustainable. The latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) report, released last week, finds that our region has extended its leadership, despite increasing competition from other markets around the world.


Stockland leads the charge in sustainable communities

Six new Stockland communities have been certified across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth – transforming the shape of Australia’s cities.

GBCA welcomes new senior managers to the team

We're delighted  Jonathon Cartledge, Senior Manager – Industry and Government Relations and Nicole Sullivan, Senior Manager –  Technical Solutions have joined us in driving the sustainability agenda.

Adelaide setting the pace for carbon neutral cities

The Carbon Neutral Adelaide vision will create a roadmap for the way our cities approach sustainability. Our event earlier this month highlighted that government is leading the way.


Together with APREA and Frasers Property Australia, we kick-started our new strategic focus by bringing together more than 50 investors and developers on 8 September at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Host Peter Verwer and guest speakers Romilly Madew and Paolo Bevilacqua emphasised why Australia’s stable property market is a safe haven for investment.

Australian green leadership in the regional spotlight

Three Australian entrants have been announced as finalists in the World GBC Asia Pacific Awards – Cundall, Floth’s 69 Robertson Street and The University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute.

What's new?

Green Star – Communities v1.1 has been released and we’ve got some upcoming changes to registration to improve the ease and efficiency of contract processing.

World Green Building Week – Change your perspective | 28 SEP

We’ll be exploring how our industry is tracking, where we’re helping change perspectives and we’ll be launching a Green Star video – showcasing projects that have really pushed the idea of changing the industry perspective.

Green Star – Communities Foundation Course 

New to Green Star – Communities? Join us for an intensive half day course that covers the principles of sustainable urban design, the categories and credits within the rating tool and the steps to register and certify.

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