Technology is shaking up the way we operate, whether we like it or not

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Shake it up

In a bricks-and-mortar industry that is relatively slow to embrace change, technology is shaking up the way we operate, whether we like it or not.  Our new Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull has embraced this ideology, disrupting the industry with the introduction of a Minister for Cities and the Built Environment, Jamie Briggs MP – a move the industry has been calling for over many years.


World Green Building Week wrap up

The theme for this year's World Green Building Week was ‘Powering Positive Change’. We marked the occasion with our second annual Garden Party on 25 Sep, while many of our members hosted their own events around the country.

What makes a city great?

Join us in Sydney for a unique boardroom lunch with The Hon Anthony Albanese MP and The Hon Rob Stokes MP, as we explore the plans and policies needed to build smart and sustainable cities for the future. SYDNEY, 27 NOV

Ontera Carpets

"Our manufacturing facility always achieves independent certification for local environmental initiatives and all materials within Ontera products meet stringent quality and environmental standards." Kevin Harkin, Marketing Manager, Ontera Carpets.


"Embrace the rating tool and just start using it"

Richard Palmer, Associate Director Sustainability at WSP Asia Pacific shares his thoughts on the Green Star – Design & As Built rating tool.

Get your super early bird ticket for Green Cities 2016

For a limited time only, GBCA members save $500 off their Green Cities tickets. Register before 6 Nov to receive this special rate.

Green Star Technical Update

Help develop Green Star rating tools and initiatives by nominating for our Green Star Advisory groups. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the submission for the first Green Star – Design & As Built certified building.

Healthy & Active Living Day

Our health is our wealth – it’s never been more important to invest in the built environment in which all Australians live, work and play. The GBCA is hosting our first ever Healthy & Active Living Day – a ‘moving conference’ in Sydney. 12 NOV

Finish the year with a Foundation Course

Book yourself into one of our remaining Foundation Courses in 2015 and increase your knowledge before we break for the year. Choose from a range of courses in a capital city near you.

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Green Star helps WWF to live its brand

Perfectly aligning with its mission, WWF’s new-look Australian HQ is helping the organisation to protect the environment, not just by providing a base to conduct its advocacy and conservation initiatives, but through the workspace itself.

Australia’s first carbon neutral city

The South Australian Government recently announced plans to transform Adelaide into the nation’s first carbon neutral city through a new Sustainable City Incentives scheme.



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