26 Aug '13, 2am

How will Australia's political leaders build sustainable cities? @gbcaus #auspol #ausvotes

The nation’s authority on green buildings and communities calls on all sides of federal politics to outline policies that will boost productivity in Australian cities and support liveability, community resilience and sustainability. “Australia’s cities generate 80 per cent of the nation’s GDP and are home to three quarters of our citizens. More productive, sustainable, liveable and resilient cities and communities will deliver a stronger economy and an enhanced lifestyle for all Australians,” says the Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA’s) Chief Operating Officer, Robin Mellon. “To position our cities as true powerhouses of productivity, the incoming government must demonstrate visionary leadership. This means ensuring all government-owned, operated and occupied buildings are high-quality and high-performance sustainable buildings. “Modelling done by the GBCA has f...

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