GBCA Green Building Voice
Oct 2009 issue

GBCA courses

NEW COURSE - Green Law
SYDNEY - 11 November

MELBOURNE - 17 November

MELBOURNE - 12 November

CANBERRA - 19 November

SYDNEY - 23 November

BRISBANE - 25 November


Green Cities 2010

Certification Workshop:
BRISBANE - 3 November

SYDNEY - 10 November

Office Interiors - inc FREE Technical manual:
SYDNEY - 10 November

MELBOURNE - 16 November


Product of the month

Designer Plants by Ambius

Ambius offer a stunning new range of designer plants including the funky Sansevieria cylindrica.  These stunning sculptural plants help lift interior environments without breaking the budget.  And remember, plants don’t just look good, they’re good for the interior environment and will help make you greener on the inside…

If you would like your product to feature as a product of the month, contact Lisa Heinze



New members

Austech Facades
Bennett Design Pty Ltd
Broad Construction Services
BTF projects
Burtenshaw Scoufis Architecture
Campbelltown City Council
CSR Edmonds
Eco Wheels Pty Ltd
GTS Plumbing (QLD) Pty Ltd
i2c Design and Management
Maintenance and Management Solutions
Nisbet & Durney
Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Total Electrical Connection



Sponsorship opportunities

precinct project

green cities masterclasses



Corporate partners



Green thinking

Romilly Madew

With the Copenhagen climate change negotiations looming large, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has been working closely with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to map out a route to a low carbon future that both reduces our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) nd ensures continued economic development. Read More



GBCA news

GBCA CEO recognised at Telstra Business Women's Awards
The Green Building Council of Australia's Chief Executive, Romilly Madew, has been awarded the White Pages Community and Government Award at the NSW Telstra Business Women's Awards.

New Queensland/NT State Manager
The GBCA is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Queensland/NT State Manager, Adam Beck. Adam is also taking on the role of Precinct Project Manager.

GBCA welcomes Safe Climate Bill
Australia's leading green building organisation, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), has welcomed the introduction of the Green's Safe Climate Bill, which was launched today at Parliament House in Canberra.

Green Building Evolution
GBCA will launch its new publication, Green Building Evolution, at Green Cities in February. Contact Kristin Andersen for advertising opportunities.

AGM and Board Meeting
The November GBCA Board Meeting and AGM has been rescheduled to Tuesday 24 November 2009 1-4pm (Board Meeting) 4-5pm (AGM).


new course green law


GBCA events

QLD Member Evening
member evening
VIC Sustainability Expert
Rob Adams
Networking Event
BRISBANE - 4 November
Luncheon with Rob Adams
MELBOURNE - 11 November
VIC Site Tour Umow Lai
site tour
WA Site Tour One40William
6 Star Green Star
Office Interiors
MELBOURNE - 17 November
5 Star Green Star
Office Design v2
PERTH - 18 November
Greens on the Green
greens on the green
NSW Member Evening
member evening
MELBOURNE - 20 November
BRISBANE - 20 November
ADELAIDE - 27 November
Networking Event
SYDNEY - 1 December


Industry news

Australia's Bond University wins RICS global sustainability award

Canberra based green property fund invests in energyefficient buildings

Life cycle assessment tool for building materials underway

Environmental pioneer Ray Anderson launches new book celebrates International Day of Climate Change 24 Oct

Industry events

National Environmental Weighting Workshops with Edge Environment - November, throughout Australia

Profitable Sustainability in Property - 10 November, Sydney

Energy Efficiency Council National Conference - 12 November, Melbourne. Email Lorrae Booth for program and information

1 Million Women Campaign presents - Women in Climate Change, a national forum series

World Future Energy & Environment Exhibition 2010 - Applications close 13 November

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