09 Dec 2016

In 2015, the Australian Commonwealth Government committed to reducing Australia’s carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions by 26 to 28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. As the electricity sector accounts for around one-third of Australia’s emissions, efforts to reduce economy-wide emissions efficiently will inevitably involve reducing emissions in the electricity sector.

Research report
23 Sep 2016

Brisbane needs exemplary buildings that respond to and embrace our subtropical climate and showcase our city’s urban character and outdoor lifestyle. Openness, permeability and a strong connection with the natural environment are the main characteristics of well-designed subtropical cities.

Guide
24 Nov 2016

Sustainability Victoria’s Energy Efficient Office Buildings program demonstrates that energy savings of up to 29% can be achieved across the mid-tier office buildings sector, via building tuning and cost-effective energy efficiency measures.

Research report
23 Nov 2016

Smart Blocks is a national program helping apartment owners and their managers to improve the energy efficiency of common property in apartment buildings.
These days, many of us city dwellers live up near the clouds, scraping the sky in high-rise apartments.

Website
01 Oct 2016

The aim of this policy framework is to maximise the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of NSW in the context of a changing climate and current and emerging international and national policy settings and actions to address climate change.
The framework:

Policy
01 Jan 2016

The research reported in this summary of findings identifies the financial and non-financial barriers that prevent lower income households from reducing their carbon consumption.This research is designed as a follow-up to the data mining exercise (CRC-LCL RP3001) conducted by Burke and Ralston.

Research report