Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has earned the first Green Star – Communities rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) for the Brisbane Airport site. Established as a pilot program in 2012, Green Star – Communities was designed as a tool to assess and certify the sustainability of community-level projects.

According to the GBCA, the program is a voluntary tool that municipalities and developers can use to create communities that are more flexible, adaptable and resilient. In addition, Green Star – Communities certification will result in communities that are better planned and designed, more productive and prosperous, as well as…