Our pick of the jobs this week
Ye gods what’s going on with the Feds? Down the rabbit hole they go again.
This is the sort of headline that should be at the top of any minister’s inbox who has responsibility for overseeing Australia’s future in a rapidly changing construction world.
The Queensland government has just released the latest in a series of sectoral climate change adaptation plans, this time covering the health and wellbeing sectors.
City of Fremantle is achieving what is believed to be a first for Sustainable House Day (SHD), with all three tiers of government and the private sector coming together to showcase pathways towards a greener built environment next weekend.
Clues for a more sustainable future are littered throughout our history, nature, and in our relationships with one another.
The Andrews government’s microgrid experiment continues, with Origin Energy set to receive $4.5 million to build what the government claims will be Victoria’s largest virtual power plant (VPP).
Australia’s infrastructure boom continues to ramp up demand for engineers and other construction-related jobs with signs that the resources sector is again on the move and will soon put pressure on the construction sector.
Canberra’s ongoing climate and energy policy shenanigans have not stopped Australia emerging as “an example of world’s best practice” in developing a home-grown green bond market.
Turning the tables on traditional engineering in favour of deploying green fortification to battle climate change will be one of the key areas of focus during a Tomorrowland presentation by Griffith University’s Cheryl Desha.
A partnership between RMIT researchers, Moreland Energy Foundation, renewable energy services business, Ovida, and solar retailer Allume Energy has won a $980,000 grant from the Victorian government towards a trial of microgrids for multi-tenanted buildings.
What are you burning to ask the leaders designing and delivering our urban future? Your best questions could win you three tickets to Tomorrowland 2018.
In what I regard as a timely real world experiment to test theories of what causes land values to inflate or deflate, house-prices have softened in most Australian capital cities in 2018.
Prime minister Scott Morrison’s ministerial appointments reveal a lot about the “new generation” Coalition government.
Why should we care about the future of buildings? This question was posed last week by Dr Mathew Aitchison, Professor in Architecture and lead for the University of Sydney’s Innovation and Applied Design Lab at August’s Sydney Ideas – The Future of Building.
The people on the hard right trying to seize our government may not be climate deniers but climate believers who want to control the hatch.
What do you do with your solar panels when they are past their use by date? In the case of the Victorian Government you commission a study to find the best solution.
Leading Indigenous architect and academic Jefa Greenaway has a strong message he hopes Tomorrowland attendees will take away: how Indigenous knowledge can inform the conversation about shaping spaces, places, towns and cities.
While workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives are well advanced in some areas, the progress of LGBTIQ+ inclusion hasn’t been quite as linear.
Provide direction for Green Star Certification and development of rating tools Work with Australia’s leading authority on sustainable buildings and communities Fantastic Sydney Barangaroo Location About us The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) was established in 2002 and is the nation’s authority on sustainable buildings and communities. Our purpose is to lead the […]
Penrith in Western Sydney is feeling the heat of climate change and the urban heat island effect. But Penrith City Council is already reducing climate change impacts and driving down the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.
Science Based Targets are being promoted as a clever way to help business set greenhouse gas emission reductions targets that fit with the science of climate change and the commitment to keep global warming to below two degrees Celsius, driving ambitious corporate climate action.
Terry Leckie’s Flow Systems has entered into a partnership with Norsk Hydro and a number of other developers to to redevelop 2000 hectares of land at a former aluminium smelter at Kurri Kurri in NSW’s Hunter Valley.
Blockchain energy startup Enosi, established last year with joint founder Solar Analytics, is based on the premise of “helping the little guys succeed against the big guys” and driving the transition to Grid 2.0.
In 1980, the feminist journal Signs published a visionary essay asking readers to imagine what a non-sexist city would be like.
Australian household could save around $150 a year on their power bills under the NEG according to figures in a report leaked ahead of the its official release.
IN BRIEF : REST super fund is facing legal action from a 23-year old Queenslander for not providing any information on how it would mitigate climate change. Super funds are legally required to disclose information for members to make decisions about their investments. However, its unknown if these laws cover strategies to deal with climate […]
A sewage byproduct could soon be converted into renewable jet fuel to make air travel a more sustainable mode of transport in the future.
Andrew Mather’s Integral Group Sydney Australia has been in operation for just under a year and already it’s grown to 14 strong.
Relief from the blistering summer heat has been flagged as a top priority in a new plan aimed at shoring up Sydney’s resilience to a range of threats such as climate change, congestion and housing affordability.