Green Building Council Australia

The Starting Point

Government Land Organisations, agencies, industry associations and professional bodies, universities and key stakeholders in the built environment form the framework which is a national uniform guide to assist states and territories plan, design, build, maintain and review sustainable communities.

Green Star Communities Framework which is a national uniform guide to assist states and territories plan, design, build, maintain and renew sustainable communities.

The Process

Waterfield designed and facilitated a workshop of 45 people to gain consensus on an agreed national model. The outputs included the five key principles the Green Star Communities Framework would adhere to.

The Result

Agreement achieved between all state and territory Government land organisations. eg.  Landcorp (WA), Places Victoria (VIC); this was the first national agreement between eight agencies of this style. The Publication of Green Star Communities National Framework and development of the Green Star - Communities sustainability rating tool.

“Kevin understood what we were aiming to achieve in this groundbreaking work and was able to bring a diverse group together to agree to a national approach. People still talk about the success of the day and the results achieved. Kevin really is an exceptional facilitator.”
— Romilly Madew, Chief Executive GBCA