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The energy trap: Sustainable homes hold the key
Green
Monday October 14 2019

The energy trap: Sustainable homes hold the key

You’ve heard of the rent trap, the debt trap and the poverty trap. But there’s another trap which plays a part in all of these: the...

Australia Must Enhance Biodiversity in our Urban Environment
Green
Friday September 13 2019

Australia Must Enhance Biodiversity in our Urban Environment

In 1996, an aerial view of three standard residential blocks in the City of Whitehorse in Melbourne’s middle-eastern suburbs showed about 20 different trees each reaching...

Not All Green Walls are Really Green or Safe
Residential
Wednesday September 4 2019

Not All Green Walls are Really Green or Safe

Not all ‘green walls’ being placed in homes throughout Australia are genuinely ‘living’ whilst some may be harmful for the environment or may even cause fire...

Paramatta Shows How to Cool City Streets by 2 Degrees Celsius
Green
Monday September 2 2019

Paramatta Shows How to Cool City Streets by 2 Degrees Celsius

Critical areas of a major street in Paramatta could be cooled by up to two degrees Celsius after a study found that increasing greenery and shading...

Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility
Green
Monday August 19 2019

Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility

“We’ve been talking for five or ten minutes now but we haven’t seen a parcel go past. Can’t we just turn it off?”

New frontiers and Inspiring Innovations in Green Building
Green
Thursday July 25 2019

New frontiers and Inspiring Innovations in Green Building

Over the last month, our national series of Green Building Days have showcased the industry innovations across the built environment to boost energy efficiency, propel the...

There’s Gold in Them Sustainable Homes
Green
Wednesday July 17 2019

There’s Gold in Them Sustainable Homes

Hey home builders, would you like half a billion dollars?

Business
2 Nov, 2018
Australia’s Property Sector Must Step Up on Paris Agreement

Back in December 2015, 174 countries and the European Union agreed to limit the increase in global average temperatures to well below two degrees Celsius above...

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Green
1 Aug, 2018
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...

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Green
27 Mar, 2018
VIC:Zero Net Carbon Homes to Rise in Melbourne

A call has gone out for environmentally-aware builders wanting to join a low-carbon revolution on Melbourne's outskirts.

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Residential
13 Feb, 2018
DHA’s Liv Apartments recognised as a One Planet Community

The Liv Apartments development in Freemantle has become WA's third property development to be recognised as a One Planet Community.

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Business
20 Oct, 2015
Report Highlights Significance of a Strong Property Sector

As a landmark report and campaign underscores the significance of Australia’s property industry to jobs and economic prosperity.

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