As the nation's authority on green buildings and communities, the GBCA has a powerful voice on a range of advocacy issues. Media releases issued in 2014 include:
Monday 1 December The new government is a golden opportunity for Victoria to reclaim its status as the greenest state, says the GBCA.
Monday 3 November 2014 The GBCA has scrutinised the Napthine Government’s commitment to efficient, healthy, productive buildings and communities – and the results are in.
Thursday 23 October 2014 Reducing the RET will severely hamper Australia’s ability to operate - and stay competitive - within an increasingly low-carbon global economy.
Tuesday 21 October 2014 Five stations built or upgraded as part of the $3.9 billion Regional Rail Link in Victoria have been awarded Green Star ratings.
Tuesday 19 August 2014 The Renewable Energy Target has stimulated innovation, set a direction for industry and provided the impetus to invest in new technologies.
Monday 28 July 2014 How will the 80,000 residents of Fishermans Bend know that their community is efficient, healthy, productive or sustainable?
Tuesday 3 June 2014 Melbourne's Library at the Dock has achieved Australia's first 6 Star Green Star rating for a public building.
Tuesday 3 June 2014 Improvements to the NSW Government’s ESS will help households and businesses to reduce emissions, save money and boost productivity.
Wednesday 14 May 2014 The Abbott Government’s decision to scrap the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is a disappointing step, says the GBCA.
Wed 23 Apr 2014 The new ministry for New South Wales underscores the importance of the built environment to the state’s future.
Thu 10 Apr 2014 Wollongong City Council’s Administration Building is set to achieve one of Australia’s first Green Star ratings for an existing building.
Wed 26 Mar 2014 The ‘Red Tape Repeal Day’ must help rather than hinder industry to deliver better quality, more efficient buildings and communities.
Thu 20 Mar 2014 The Green Star – Communities Guide for Local Government has been launched at the Green Cities 2014 conference in Melbourne.
Wed 12 Mar 2014 Affordable, sustainable housing must not slip down the federal government's agenda, says the GBCA.
Wed 5 Mar 2014 The Australian Government’s decision to co-locate departments can save money, boost productivity and achieve extra efficiencies.
Fri 14 Feb 2014 The GBCA is calling on political leaders to strengthen their commitment to more efficient, healthy, productive buildings and communities.
Thu 13 Feb 2014 The GBCA has called on Tasmania's political parties to outline the policies and programs for sustainability.