Task groups in place are:
Task Group Chair - Adrian Piani, Engineers Australia
The aim of the Resilience Task Group is to drive a consistent national agenda to increase the resilience of the built environment in the face of predicted climate change impacts, extreme weather events and increasing population demands.
The Task Group is working towards a policy agenda that ensures:
- Resilience is an important and appropriately integrated part of Government policy framework.
- The built environment sector is equipped to address resilience.
Task Group Chair - Jonathan Cartledge, Consult Australia
The Cities Task Group aims to develop and advocate policy focussed on improving the long-term productivity, liveability and sustainability of cities and urban communities, in the context of growth and change.
The Task Group is focussed on a policy agenda that delivers:
- Government policy settings which reflect a stronger and more valued role for cities and urban communities in driving productivity, liveability and sustainability.
- The right investments and settings that enable our cities to grow and change.
Task Group Chair – Dr Stephen White, CRC for Low Carbon Living
The Housing Task Group aims to drive demand for more sustainable, accessible, liveable, productive and innovative residential development and housing.
The Task Group is currently developing on a framework for a nationally harmonised rating scheme that would promote more sustainable, accessible, productive and liveable residential development and housing.
Task Group Chair – Ken Morrison, Property Council of Australia
The Task Group is working research and advocacy that quantifies the contribution the building sector can make to Australia’s energy efficiency.
They aim to deliver a roadmap for reduced emissions and higher energy productivity for Australia’s building sector to 2050.
Last Updated: August 2015