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Living Sustainably

Our Mission

Advancing sustainability through advocacy, independent scrutiny, reporting and advice on environmental matters.

Our Values

Independence - we empower through objectivity, transparent processes, considered evaluations and appropriate confidentiality.

Caring - our high regard for the environment, our community, and future generations sustains our efforts.

Innovation - we seek to use the best available knowledge to pursue solutions that may not be evident or even exist yet.

Empathy - we take realistic approaches in recognising the realities faced by the individuals and organisations with whom we engage.

Collaboration - we take an integrated and inclusive approach.Learn more about the Commissioner



Feeling chilly - Why not attend the free Australian Institute of Architects Solar House Day tomorrow afternoon? Sarah Lebner, from Light House Architecture says a sustainable home is designed to capture winter sun while the summer sun is shaded. The building should be well insulated and air leakage minimised. http://www.architecture.com.au/events/state-territory/act-chapter/act-events Paul Barnett Design Group Pty. Ltd. ACT Government Environment and Planning Directorate Canberra Environment Centre Conservation Council ACT Region The Australian Institute of Architects Australian Institute of Landscape Architects - AILA The Climate Council Light House architecture and science #solarhouse #solar #architects


Tiny house living is one way young adults can enter our expensive housing market. Check out this minimalist Dutch version which employs clear sightlines, large windows and contemporary design. http://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/legal-tiny-house-marjolein-jonker.html #tiny #house #desgin #minimalism #housing #affordability #CBR #Canberra Lachlan Richardson Panama Leaver Alexander Garrett Paul Barnett Design Group Pty. Ltd. Taylor Daniell The Tiny House Company ACT Government Master Builders Association of the ACT The Australian Institute of Architects

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