Submissions of 2013


The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) makes submissions to all levels of government on a range of issues relating to green buildings and sustainable communities.

The GBCA provided comment on the following consultations:

Australian Government

January 2013 -  Senate Inquiry into recent trends and preparedness for extreme weather events 
January 2013 - Walking, riding and access to public transport
January 2013 - Pre-budget submission - 2013-2014 Federal Budget
July 2013 - Reform to deductions for education expenses
November 2013 - Emissions Reduction Fund Terms of Reference submission and ACIL Allen Report
December 2013 - Climate Change Authority's Target and progess review
December 2013 - Productivity Commission inquiry into public infrastructure

New South Wales

April 2013 - Draft Shellharbour Community Strategic Plan
April 2013 - Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy
May 2013 - Lower Hunter Over The Next 20 Years - Discussion Paper
June 2013 - Draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney
July 2013 - A New Planning System for NSW - White Paper
August 2013 - Inquiry into cogeneration and trigeneration in NSW
September 2013 - City of Sydney’s Renewable Energy Master Plan
October 2013 - Sydney City Centre Access Strategy
November 2013 - Illawarra Over The Next 20 Years - Discussion Paper
December 2013 - Energy Savings Scheme - Rule Change Consultation

Tasmania

July 2013 - Low Carbon Tasmania - Issues Paper  

Victoria

January 2013 - Metropolitan Planning Strategy – Melbourne, let’s talk about the future.
February 2013 - Wyndham C179 - East Werribee Employment District
March 2013 - Amendment C123 - Coburg Principal Activity Centre Zone
May 2013 - Amendment C73 to Banyule Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design
May 2013 - Amendment C71 to Moreland Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design
May 2013 - Amendment C97 to Port Phillip Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design
May 2013 - Amendment C130 to Whitehorse Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design
May 2013 - Amendment C133 to Yarra Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design
May 2013 - Amendment C177 to Stonnington Planning Scheme - Environmentally Efficient Design

Queensland

August 2013 - Draft Brisbane City Plan 

Australian Capital Territory

November 2013 - ACT City Plan

Western Australia

December 2013 - Planning Reform Discussion Paper - Phase Two