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The City of Melbourne receives the 6 Star Green Star – Communities accreditation

The City of Melbourne has become the first Australian local government to receive the 6 Star Green Star – Communities accreditation for its visionary Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal program.

Acting Lord Mayor Arron Wood said the Green Building Council of Australia awarded its highest rating following an assessment of the renewal master plan against best practice benchmarks for liveability, environmental sustainability, design excellence, prosperity, governance and innovation.

“The 6 Star Green Star – Communities rating is an endorsement of the City of Melbourne’s leadership in delivering a world class sustainable precinct that will thrive into the future,” the Acting Lord Mayor said.

The City of Melbourne worked closely with Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd on the Green Star – Communities submission and the agreed commitments will be jointly delivered over the next five years.

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