Perth faces a drought of action over water use

Perth’s water managers have declared that the city will be a leading “waterwise” city by 2030 but there is a lot of work to do to reach that goal, given that Perth has the second-highest per capita water consumption of any Australian capital city.

Yolk adds to growing sustainability portfolio

Victoria and WA-based Yolk Property Group has been selected alongside Southern Cross Care WA to develop a residential, aged care and retirement living precinct in Perth’s Champion Lakes. Yolk will aim high on sustainability and implement Bioregional’s One Planet Living framework in the development of the vacant 14-hectare site situated 23km south-east of Perth’s CBD. […]

Carbon-positive hemp house could turbo charge industry

A new Perth-based company has committed to building a sustainable 10-star microhome to demonstrate the feasibility of its new hemp-based building panels, and boost the country’s emerging hemp industry. 

WA calls on private sector to partner on urban infill

The Western Australian government is calling on the private sector to help deliver infill housing in four Perth precincts at Bentley, Joondalup, Beaconsfield and Cannington over the next 15 years.

Floth: ESD Engineer

Floth is currently seeking an ESD Engineer to join our Perth team.

Schools taking the lead on climate action

Fifteen schools in Perth are currently finishing up a two-year Low Carbon Schools pilot program, demonstrating how easy it is to take action on climate change, given the right tools and support.

Visions of Melbourne 3000 as Property Council calls for doubling of Perth resi numbers

The Perth branch of the Property Council is calling for a doubling of residential numbers in its CBD, as the city struggles with record commercial vacancies of around 25 per cent. The idea is reminiscent of the Melbourne 3000 planning policy in the early 1990s, which transformed the CBD from a 9-to-5 worker hub into […]

Commercial solar growth sees new appointment for Todae Solar

Significant commercial and industrial solar installations in Western Australia has resulted in Todae Solar employing its first dedicated full-time business development manager in Perth. Mark Timson, who was the technical sales and service manager for energy utility Synergy for three years before leaving in July to set up his own consultancy, Sustainable Action, has taken […]