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Victoria could go it alone on better housing performance

The Victorian government could be preparing to go it alone on raising minimum residential energy efficiency requirements, according to its just-released Energy Efficiency and Productivity Strategy, revealed at this week’s National Energy Efficiency Conference.

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Victoria urged to act on sustainability-boosting strata reform

Victoria’s peak body for strata title management is calling on the state government to hurry up with long-awaited strata law reforms to resolve an impasse many strata residents have over installing solar and other sustainability initiatives.

Cbus scores major WELL milestone

Cbus Property has scored Australia’s third official WELL rating – and the first Gold Shell and Core rating for an existing property in the country.

VCAT, we have a problem

“Fair, efficient justice for all Victorians”. These noble words are emblazoned over the door as you enter the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal building in downtown Melbourne.

NSW all alone as Victoria announces bag ban

Victoria’s ban on single-use plastic bags has left NSW the last state to act, falling behind every other state in Australia and even the major supermarket chains who have already taken action to ban the bag.

Frasers nabs first 6 Star industrial rating

Frasers Property Australia has become the first company to get a 6 Star Green Star rating for an industrial property, with its supersite on the aptly named Efficient Drive in West Park Industrial Estate, Truganina, 22 kilometres west of Melbourne.