Charter Hall’s WorkZone buildings in Green Star first

Charter Hall’s WorkZone buildings in Perth have become Western Australia’s first to be certified 5 Star Green Star Office As Built v3, with the developer calling the buildings Perth’s greenest…

A roadmap to energy performance contracts

Energy performance contracts might sound like the new kid on the block. They’re not. They’ve got a very mixed track record. Better for big institutions such as RMIT and the…

Townsville bolsters resilience with UN help

Townsville in Far North Queensland is the first Australian city to use a new disaster resilience scorecard developed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in partnership…

Our pick of jobs this week

Transport for NSW is looking for two Urban Planning Managers to be based in Macquarie Park and working on the Sydney Metro. The position plays a key role to support…

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We need to increase Sydney’s resilience. Here’s how

The Greater Sydney Commission recently set out a strategy to reimagine Sydney as three cities – an eastern “Harbour City”, a central “River City” and a western “Parkland City”.

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Christou and Aecom in court over building’s green claims

It was designed with the highest of green ratings in mind, but the City of Canning in Perth is taking design firm Christou and consultant Aecom to court over alleged “misleading or deceptive” conduct regarding the $37 million Cannington Leisureplex’s ecologically sustainable design.