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Changes to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program

On 21 June 2016, the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, announced the move to lower the mandatory disclosure threshold on commercial office buildings from 2000 square metres to 1000 square metres. The media release can be found here. Changes to lower the disclosure threshold are complemented by a decision to extend the validity for Tenancy Lighting Assessments (TLAs) from one to five years for all new TLAs.

Read more about the changes to the CBD program

 Latest news & events

CBD Accredited Assessor Training – Perth - August 4th 2016 - Registrations OPEN

Event Date: 4 August 2016
Event Location: ATI-Mirage Training & Business Solutions, Level 2, 411 Wellington Street, Perth, WA, 6000

Registrations are now open for the upcoming CBD Accredited Assessor Training, to be held in Perth on 4 August 2016.

Changes to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program

Event Date: 21 June 2016

On 21 June 2016, The Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, announced the move to lower the mandatory disclosure threshold on commercial office buildings from 2000 square metres to 1000 square metres.

Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

Event Date: 13 June 2016

The CBD office will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

NABERS & CBD Conference Presentations

Event Date: 27 May 2016

The presentations from the NABERS & CBD Conference are online

Increase in Fees from 1 July 2016

Event Date: 1 July 2016

The CBD fees for exemptions, assessor accreditations and re-accreditations are set to rise in line with CPI to $394 from 1 July 2016

Did you know?

Over the first five years of the Commercial Building Disclosure Program:

  • Over  5000 Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC) were issued
  • Over 1,500 unique buildings were captured by the Commercial Building Disclosure Program
  • The average NABERS rating on a BEEC was 3 stars
  • The average Nominal Lighting Power Density (NLPD) of tenancies was 12.5 W/m2.
  • The average number of active CBD assessors was 130.

For more information see the statistics page