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Reflecting Australia Post’s commitment to reduce the environmental footprint of its operations, a refurbishment of its New South Wales headquarters in Surry Hills has delivered an A-grade quality commercial office space.

It has also achieved a rare Green Star triple feat.

Australia Post is the nation’s oldest, continually operating organisation and has grown to establish one of the largest property portfolios in Australia.

From post offices, mail processing centres and warehouses, to offices and call centres, its buildings are as diverse as the services it provides. But they are also responsible for 68 per cent of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions. However, Australia Post is committed to initiatives that reduce the environmental footprint of its operations, having implemented energy-efficiency measures at more than 200 of its sites. This has seen the business reduce its emissions by 14 per cent compared to 2000 levels. Its overarching target is a 25 per cent carbon reduction target by 2020.

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