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States leading the way to a sustainable future

Industry groups have applauded the Victorian and NSW governments’ significant investments in harnessing the power of energy efficiency and social housing to create jobs and drive the economic recovery from COVID-19. The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Property Council of Australia, and, as a […]

Events and conferences

Property awards provides free ‘all access’ pass

The Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, October 22. The event recognises exceptional projects, businesses, and professionals across the Australian property industry. For the first time, attendees will be given a free ‘access all areas’ pass to attend the property awards. Hosted […]

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Property Council of Australia names its six developments of the year

The Property Council of Australia has unveiled its leading six developments from across the country as part of its 2020 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards program. “While 2020 has been a challenging year, celebrating Australia’s finest projects and the people who create them serves as a powerful reminder,” says the […]

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Starting up the energy efficiency jobs machine

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), and the Property Council of Australia (PCA), have released a joint statement that captures the key insight from the National Summit: Energy Efficiency and Australia’s Economic Recovery. The Summit was held on July 1, organised by the parties mentioned. It was […]

Events and conferences

Efficiency key to recovery

An online summit called Energy Efficiency and Australia’s Economic Recovery has been scheduled on July 1 to discuss how energy efficiency and energy management can help support Australia’s economic recovery post-COVID-19. The forum is being delivered by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS), Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), the […]

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Building Australia’s economic recovery

An advocacy agenda has been released calling on governments to make every building count in Australia’s economic recovery. The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Energy Efficiency Council, Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Property Council of Australia teamed up to release the agenda. It leverages recommendations from the report Every Building Counts, and highlights […]

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Restarting hibernating HVAC systems

The Property Council of Australia, Facility Management Association (FMA) and the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) have called on building owners and facilities managers to commence careful planning for the safe reopening of commercial buildings and workplaces across Australia. The advice comes as the national cabinet and state governments announce easing […]

Every Building Counts
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Every Building Counts launch

The Property Council of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) are inviting industry leaders and senior policy makers to the launch of a report titled Every Building Counts: A practical plan for emissions reduction. “Australia’s built environment is committed to achieving decarbonisation by mid-century,” says the GBCA. “Building on the industry’s significant […]