Policy Snapshot - November 2022

09 Nov 2022

Commonwealth budget

The Albanese government’s first budget, released 25 October 2022, has signalled a strengthened focus on climate change mitigation and adaptation. A range of measures to support energy-efficient housing, renewables and clean energy skills will help Australia’s property and construction industry to move faster and further towards Australia’s net zero targets.

Read our media release

Boosting circularity in SA's built environment

GBCA is working with the SA Government to deliver a project that will identify opportunities for investment in circular economy initiatives in South Australia’s built environment. A discussion paper was recently released and a report is being drafted that will inform the SA Government’s roadmap for action on circular outcomes.

View the discussion paper

National Electric Vehicle Strategy

GBCA has provided feedback to a consultation on a National Electric Vehicle Strategy (NEVS). The built environment has a critical role to play in the roll out of charging infrastructure and a well through out NEVS will create opportunities to make our communities and cities become more sustainable and liveable.

See GBCA's submission here

Guide the vision for the Six Cities

The NSW Government has shared it’s initial thoughts on how it can work with communities and partners to shape and help guide the ongoing development in the cities of the Lower Hunter and Greater Newcastle, Central Coast, Greater Sydney and Illawarra-Shoalhaven. GBCA has provided feedback to a consultation on the Six Cities Region Discussion paper.

Have a look at what GBCA has to say