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In this issue

New Green Star Assessment Framework

GBCA pushes for sustainable schools

MCEC sets new standard for green innovation

GBCA launches Green Star -Healthcare v1 rating tool


GBCA events

Leading Green Thinkers:


GBCA courses

GSAP Course:

BRISBANE - 22 July


SYDNEY - 27 July

ADELAIDE - 29 July

PERTH - 30 July

New members

Dawn Express Construction Pty Ltd AFT Alice Lo Unit Trust
Junglefy Pty Ltd
Kane Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd
Kane Constructions (QLD) Pty Ltd
Kane Constructions Pty Ltd
TAFE NSW - Western Institute
Wise Earth P/L

D&S sale

Green thinking

While the world’s global financial crisis continues to dominate the end-of-financial year headlines, results from the GBCA suggest that sustainable building is a bright spot for the Australian economy.

The GBCA has now been operating for nearly eight years.  In that relatively short time, our membership has grown to nearly 800 organisations, making it the world’s second largest green building council after the USA. More

GBCA news

Two new Green Star Assessment Frameworks

The GBCA has released its new Assessment Frameworks for Forest Certification Schemes and Product Certification Schemes.

GBCA launches Green Star - Healthcare v1 rating tool

Sick buildings can now be a thing of the past as the GBCA launches the new Green Star - Healthcare v1 environmental rating tool. More

GBCA pushes for sustainable schools

GBCA is calling on the Australian Government to ensure sustainability is 'front and centre' of any spending on school infrastructure. More

>> Watch our 'Greening you school' YouTube video

Melbourne Convention Centre sets new green standard

The world's greenest convention centre has set a new global standard for convention centre design. More

Green Star GSAP


Industry news & events

World first for property reporting

A new guide to corporate responsibility reporting will transform the way the property sector records its performance, says the Property Council of Australia. More

>> Arup and Bond University win sustainability award
>> BPN Sustainability Awards - 29 October
>> Built Environment Meets Parliament - 11-12 August
>> Global Energy Revolution with Shai Agassi - 23 July
>> GBCA Chair, Tony Arnel, profiled in The Fifth Estate



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