Submissions of 2014

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 2014 -  Senate Inquiry into the Australian Government's Direct Action Plan
January 2014 -  2014-15 Federal Budget consultation
February 2014 -  Energy White Paper 2014 issues paper
February 2014 -  Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper- ASBEC submission - GBCA endorsement
April 2014 -  NABERS Waste rating tool – industry consultation
April 2014 - Inquiry into streamlining environmental regulation, 'green tape', and one-stop shops
May 2014 - Renewable Energy Target Review September 2014 - further to the review the GBCA has written to the Prime Minister and other key Australian Government representatives to advocate for the retention to the Renewable Energy Target. Please see a version of this letter.  
May 2014 - Removal of tariffs for environmental goods plus appendix
June 2014 - Draft Australian Heritage Strategy
June 2014 - Draft standard - DR 10132 Parking facilities - Part 3: Bike parking facilities
July 2014 - Resilience of buildings to extreme weather events
September 2014 - NABERS Indoor Environment rating tool consultation
October 2014 - Emissions Reduction Fund - Commercial Buildings Draft Method

New South Wales

February 2014 - BASIX Target Review
February 2014 - NSW Inquiry into social, public and affordable housing
March 2014 - Energy Savings Scheme review


March 2014 - The Queensland Plan - working draft
March 2014 - Yerongpilly TOD - draft plan
March 2014 - Maroochydore City Centre - proposed development scheme
October 2014 - Brisbane City Council - Draft Kurilpa Master Plan

Northern Territory

March 2014 - Towards a Darwin Regional Land Use Plan 2014
April 2014 - Draft Darwin City Centre Master Plan

South Australia

April 2014 - Local Government (Building Upgrade Agreements) Amendment Bill 2014

Western Australia

September 2014 - City of Perth - Towards and Energy Resilient City

If you would like to discuss any of the submissions above, you are welcome to contact us.

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