Green Building Council of Australia


Every building counts: a practical plan for emissions reduction in the built environment

This document provides a set of recommendations for how Australia can reduce emissions in the built environment. It covers residential, commercial and public buildings that are ready for implementation by the federal government.

Maximising your investment: using rating tools to attract sustainable finance for real estate

Sustainable finance has been an area of interest to the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) for some time. NABERS have been closely monitoring green bond issuances in the property sector and are encouraged by the uptake of sustainable finance solutions many customers are...
Discussion paper

Green Star for New Buildings – consultation paper

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) releases this Green Star for New Buildings consultation paper. Since it first launched to market in 2003, Green Star has been a transformational force for the sustainable built environment. More than 2,250 projects across Australia have now been...

Green star communities

Green Star – Communities assesses the planning, design and construction of large scale development projects at a precinct, neighbourhood and/or community scale. It provides a rigorous and holistic rating across five impact categories: governance liveability economic prosperity environment innovation
Discussion paper

A carbon positive roadmap for the built environment

Discussion paper and roadmap Stage 1 for commercial, institutional, and government buildings and fitouts