Green and Universal Design in Australia

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A Platinum rating from Livable Housing Australia (LHA) now provides automatic Green Star points under the Green Building Council of Australia's (GBCA's) rating system.

Multi-unit residential projects in which at least 10 per cent of the dwellings meet the Platinum Level of the LHA's Design Guidelines will be automatically deemed compliant with the Green Star Mat-15 'Universal Design' credit.

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