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Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success
Structural
Wednesday June 19 2019

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success

When you expect fifty people at a ‘lunch and learn’, you naturally order around 25 pizzas.

Can Concrete be Made to be Green?
Green
Tuesday June 4 2019

Can Concrete be Made to be Green?

When the UK Environmental Agency wanted to put up a flood defence project in Woodbridge, Suffolk, it naturally used significant volumes of concrete.

Sustainability and the Federal Election
Green
Tuesday May 7 2019

Sustainability and the Federal Election

Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their...

Australia Must Have an Embodied Energy Policy
Green
Thursday May 2 2019

Australia Must Have an Embodied Energy Policy

Amid increasing world awareness that impacts of climate change present a clear and present danger to our future generations, the debate about what measures Australia can...

Green Star Shoots for Carbon Neutral Buildings
Green
Friday April 12 2019

Green Star Shoots for Carbon Neutral Buildings

Buildings that wish to achieve a 6 Star Green Star rating for design and construction will need to be carbon neutral after 2021 if an overhaul...

Australia Will Get a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings
Green
Thursday February 7 2019

Australia Will Get a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings

Australia is set to get a long-term trajectory for low energy homes and commercial buildings after energy ministers agreed to a pathway to zero-energy and zero-carbon...

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Infrastructure
Monday January 14 2019

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia

Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools
Green
Friday September 14 2018

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools

Did you know that in 2017, there were more than 3.8 million students enrolled in 9,444 (public, catholic and independent) primary and high schools across Australia?

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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