Living Here

Sustainability and Environment



Be part of a unique green community at Aurora.

To be awarded a Six Star Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia Aurora had to achieve the following:

  • Fibre optic network connection provided to all homes by Opticomm within the Lendlease development area.
  • WiFi hotspots in key parks and open spaces.
  • Improved ecological value and biodiversity enhancement through the implementation of EPBC measures
  • Housing product diversity encouraging affordability
  • Community Development Officer for life of the project
  • Maximum 400m distance to recreational facilities for all residents
  • Access to several prominent higher education facilities within 10km – including RMIT Bundoora campus
  • Increased permanent local area employment opportunities Variety of cultural heritage enhancement parks
  • Reduced heat island effect through the use of beneficial landscaping and building elements, including green open space and light roofing
  • Four community gardens exceeding 1200sqm in total area
  • All homes in Aurora will be provided with Class A recycled water via purple pipes.
  • Recycled Water can be used for toilet flushing and garden use.
  • Aurora will also be irrigated using recycled water
  • Minimum 60% reduction in construction waste through various recycling initiatives
  • Inclusive Playspaces (catering to disabled / all ability children)
  • Kinetic play equipment – harnessing kinetic energy for powering public lighting and electronics
  • Solar trees harnessing solar power for charging phones/iPads etc

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