Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

New strategy for threatened grasslands

08 Dec 2017

The 2017 ACT Native Grassland Conservation Strategy and Action Plans will guide the protection, management and restoration of native grasslands and its component species for the next 10 years.

Fish, fishing and fisheries

04 Dec 2017

The ACT Government is reviewing the Fisheries Act 2000 and is keen to hear from anglers and others concerned about fishing in the ACT.

Electricity consumers have new power of choice

From 1 December, new electricity meters will be ‘smart’ meters that allow consumers more choice about how and when they use electricity, Deputy Director-General at the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Geoffrey Rutledge, said today.

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Date published online: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 3.46pm

Murray cod fishing season opens tomorrow

The Murray cod fishing season opens at midnight tonight, Thursday 30 November, in time for summer holidays.

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Date published online: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 3.41pm

Prescribed burn at Dunlop today

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that a 9.35 hectare ecological burn will take place at Dunlop today, Wednesday 15 November 2017

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Date published online: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12.38pm

Have your say on protecting Canberra Bettongs

The community is being asked to comment on the potential inclusion of the Eastern Bettong to the ACT Threatened Native Species List, Dr Margaret Kitchin, Senior Manager, Conservation Research said.

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Date published online: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 5.35pm

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