At CASBE, we want all local governments to be champions of ESD, and the industry and community to feel empowered to change their approach to sustainability for the better. We’re committed making this happen.

Our Vision

All urban living places are sustainable and liveable in a way that interconnects and regenerates social and ecological systems.

Our Purpose

We lead and facilitate transition to sustainable and regenerative urban environments through collaborative local government led action.

Our Values


Our network is mutually supportive and cohesive.


We are visionaries who empower others to transition to sustainable and regenerative urban environments.


We are creative in our approach to developing and implementing actionable policy and sustainable design solutions.

CASBE's 2021-2023 Strategic Goals

  • Elevate environmental standards for new development
  • Build compliance with sustainability requirements in planning
  • Advance precinct scale Environmentally Sustainable Development
  • Foster strategic partnerships for effective advocacy
  • Share knowledge to build capacity
  • Sustain CASBE’s influence

Photos from top:

The General, Northcote. Developer: Cedar Group. Architect: C. Kairouz Architects. Photography: Stab Studios (Digital Renders).

Bendigo Hospital, Bendigo. Architect: Silver Thomas Handley (architect) and Bates Smart (interior designer).  Photographer: City of Greater Bendigo