The Australian Government is considering changes to the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program. Successive reviews of the CBD Program suggest that expanding the program to cover new building and ownership types will reduce energy consumption, reduce energy bills, and lower greenhouse gas emissions. On behalf of the Australian Government, KPMG has completed a feasibility report [PDF] on Expanding the Commercial Building Disclosure Program (feasibility report). This analysis of the CBD Program suggests it is performing well when compared internationally and, if expanded to other building types, could be a powerful tool in transitioning Australia’s commercial buildings to net zero.  

Read more about the CBD Program expansion consultation.