Policy Snapshot - February 2024

15 Feb 2024

State of Australia's regions

The Australian Government has released the 2024 State of Australia’s Regions report. The report showcases data and insights on key issues and opportunities impacting Australia’s regions and helps to build the evidence base to support targeted and coordinated regional investment.

Read the report here

NCC 2022 underway in the ACT

In January, the ACT Government adopted the remaining provisions in National Construction Code 2022 beyond those adopted in the ACT in May 2023. These include new homes to be built to a minimum energy standard of 7-star NatHERS and requirements for livable housing design.

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Green Star Foundations for Local Government

Local government is uniquely placed to demonstrate and encourage leadership in sustainable building. We have tailored the Green Star Foundations course to deliver a detailed introduction to Green Star with insights on some of the issues specific to local government.

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Providing policy input for a better built environment

GBCA contributes to federal, state and local government and industry consultations. Consultations for 2024 are already underway with the SA Government seeking input to a new Biodiversity Act.

Find out more See previous GBCA submissions here