NT Department of Lands and Planning
||The Department has the responsibility for developing and providing the strategic planning and growth frameworks, strategies and infrastructure plans required to sustainably develop the Territory.
Important areas of focus will include comprehensive analysis of growth trends to inform government decision making, a strategic land use plan for the Greater Darwin region, Territory-wide residential and industrial land release programs, planning for the City of Weddell and a new regional transport framework.
The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC)
||The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) is the peak body of key organisations committed to a sustainable built environment in Australia.
ASBEC's membership consists of industry and professional associations, non-government organisations and government observers who are involved in the planning, design, delivery and operation of our built environment, and are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of this sector.
ASBEC provides a forum for diverse groups involved in the built environment to gather, find common ground and intelligently discuss contentious issues as well as advocate their own sustainability products, policies and initiatives.
ASBEC is a non-profit volunteer organisation. Members commit their time, resources and energy to developing practical opportunities for a more sustainable built environment.
The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating
||AIRAH has a long and proud history of representing an industry of professionals, who are of fundamental, and increasing, importance to the comfort, health and safety of the community. Formed in 1920, AIRAH is recognised by government and industry bodies for its expertise across a wide range of issues in the area of engineering services for the built environment.
AIRAH is the official Australian secretariat of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), is affiliated with the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) and collaborates closely with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). AIRAH is also an inaugural member of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCAus).
AIRAH encourages world’s best practice within the industry. Through continuing professional development, accreditation programs and a wide range of technical publications, AIRAH has earned a reputation for developing the competence and skills of industry practitioners so that they can better meet society’s evolving health, safety and environmental demands.
As the leading specialist membership association for air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation professionals, AIRAH represents over 10,000 professionals across Australia. In operation for over 89 years, AIRAH’s longevity stems from its strong links with like-minded organisations around the world and the successful delivery of key member benefits including representation, dissemination of technical information, networking, member recognition and education and training.