Policy Snapshot - April 2022

14 Apr 2022

Federal Election 2022

Australia will head to the polls on 21 May. Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is urging our politicians to take action to shrink emissions, and to deliver healthier, more resilient, more efficient buildings, homes and infrastructure. 

Take a look at GBCA’s Federal Election Platform

Federal Budget 2022

On 29 March, the Australian Government introduced its Budget for 2022-23, then two days later, the Opposition had its right of reply. See what GBCA has to say:

Federal Budget briefing Federal Budget reply

Supporting sustainable development in the planning system

GBCA has been working with the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) to develop resources and training to support local government officers in driving more sustainable outcomes through local planning systems. A factsheet, Local government and Green Star, and a guide, Supporting sustainable development, are now available on our website

View local government resources

TRANSFORM 2022 policy highlights

There was much to inspire and challenge those attending GBCA’s TRANSFORM 2022 conference. Key items for policy people included: