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Transport-led Sustainability at B by Halcyon

An ambition to lead the industry has inspired the team at Halcyon to incorporate EnviroDevelopment accreditation into all their projects as standard. This has resulted in exceptional outcomes for both consumers and the environment. The results of this decision can be seen across a variety of Halcyon’s projects but perhaps most visibly in their B […]

Simple Approaches To Contributing To The Biodiversity Of Our Urban Communities

Contributor: Nelson Wills – Director at New Ground – Member of National EnviroDevelopment Board This blog provides an overview of some simple ways we can contribute to improving the biodiversity in our community while making our urban spaces all the more productive, comfortable, and that little bit more interesting. Plant a variety of locally native […]
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Solaire: Creating healthy homes of the future

Solaire’s latest initiative Vanquish, is the result of over 2 years’ worth of research and development within the building industry, to find components to create the most cost effective and scalable solution for sustainable housing in Australia. This is a fully certified Passive House and the largest architecturally designed Passive House in Australia to date. […]
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WA leading the way with “Greywater Guide” launch

How to best reuse residential greywater is addressed in the practical West Australian Greywater Guide published recently by the Greywater and Wastewater Industry Group (GWIG). Available free on-line (, its target audience is developers, planners, architects, builders, and the general public. GWIG is a not-for-profit based in WA which understands the frustration that many people […]
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Smarter Early Learning Centres

Loving Hearts is arguably Australia’s most sustainable childcare centre, with over 42 sustainability innovations and features, many never found in a childcare centre before. Loving Hearts achieved Australia’s first UDIA EnviroDevelopment rating for a childcare centre, demonstrating its industry-leading credentials. It was a finalist in 2019 for the National Banksia Sustainability Awards. The centre’s builder […]
Edgewater Shores

Iconic tree a priority in small coastal community.

Edgewater Shores together with MidCoast Council ensures iconic Moreton Bay fig tree is kept as part of the Diamond Beach community. Prior to finalising the residential developments approvals, Edgewater Shores sought community feedback and received an overwhelming response from the local community groups. The message was clear: the community wanted the tree kept as public […]

Former school site receives maximum six leaves for EnviroDevelopment Certification.

The 11.9ha former Hamilton Senior High School site in Perth’s southern corridor will be transformed into a vibrant new residential community, with a diverse range of modern housing options. The redevelopment is a DevelopmentWA Innovation through Demonstration project – helping Western Australia to meet the challenge of creating new, smarter ways to live, to save […]

Setting new standards for excellence in regional WA.

Located in far north Western Australia, the Kimberley region is one of the continent’s hottest landscapes and one of the earliest areas in Australia to be settled. Perched on the coast in the region’s south west is the town of Broome, known as the gateway to the Kimberley. Broome’s climate, growth, and environmental considerations present […]

Peaceful green Harvest Rise commits to sustainable living.

Situated in a peaceful, green landscape just 28 minutes from Brisbane, Harvest Rise offers a convenient location with established local amenities including schools, a shopping centre, healthcare, and transport. Harvest Rise embodies Intrapac’s commitment to sustainable living and the environment through innovation and initiatives such as drought resistant plants, cutting edge natural filtrations systems, and recycled construction materials. […]
Moonee Valley Park

A new era for a Melbourne icon.

Moonee Valley Park is expected to become the premium neighbourhood in Melbourne’s North. Its sensitively integrated within an extensive new urban parkland. The project is a $2 billion joint venture between Melbourne developer Hamton, leading superannuation fund Hostplus, and the Moonee Valley Racing Club. Located just 6 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD, the project will set […]

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