Green Building Council Gets New Leader
Australia’s most influential body for promoting sustainable construction is set to get a new leader.
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables
Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households
When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.
PVC Recycling in Hospitals Program Targets 150-hospitals
Since its launch in 2009, the innovative waste management and recycling program has grown to operate in 138 hospitals throughout Australia and New Zealand. It is...
Retrofitting Homes to Improve Energy Ratings and Reduce Emissions
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.
Victoria Greens Vow to Stop New Apple Store
The Victorian Greens are determined to stop a controversial plan to demolish part of Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a new Apple store.
SA Boycotts Murray Water Savings
South Australia has pulled the plug on a package of water saving measures along the Murry-Darling Basin after the failure of the nation's water ministers to...