Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Handy hints to burn right tonight

24 Jun 2020

Did you know that smoke from domestic wood heaters is one of the main sources of air pollution in Canberra?

Using your wood heater correctly will help improve our air quality, save you money and keep your home warm this winter.

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2020 kangaroo conservation cull

12 Jun 2020

The 2020 cull will start on 15 June 2020 and be completed by 1 August 2020. Nine reserves will be closed during this time. Approximately 1960 kangaroos will be culled. See more information on the reserve closures and frequently asked questions at the 2020 conservation cull webpage.

Mt Franklin Road, Bendora and Coree areas are now open

29 May 2020

After ongoing bushfire recovery efforts and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Mt Franklin Road, Bendora and Coree areas will be open from Saturday 30 May.

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve now open

28 May 2020

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions and reopening of some ACT open spaces means that Tidbinbilla has reopened, however the visitors centre will remain closed for the time being.

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Some ACT campsites are now open

27 May 2020

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, some ACT campsites will reopen from 9am, Saturday 30 May 2020.

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Tidbinbilla to reopen Saturday 16 May

13 May 2020

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions and reopening of some ACT open spaces means that Tidbinbilla will reopen and welcome visitors back to the reserve from Saturday 16 May.

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Canberra playgrounds, parks and some libraries reopening

12 May 2020

ACT playgrounds and parks will be reopened from midnight Friday 15 May, and limited library services will be available from Monday 18 May as COVID-19 restrictions start to ease.

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Murray cod are the ones that should get away

05 Nov 2019

Murray cod are the ones that should get away

Heritage grants announced

30 Oct 2019

Heritage grants announced

Let a sssnake ssslide by

24 Oct 2019

Let a sssnake ssslide by

Have a say in park future

16 Oct 2019

Have a say in park future

Blue line marks the edge

10 Oct 2019

Blue line marks the edge

Climate strategies pay off

23 Sep 2019

Climate strategies pay off

Grab a camera and ride on

17 Sep 2019

Grab a camera and ride on

Protect the environment and reduce building costs

07 Jul 2020

A new, easy to use version of the Environment Protection Guidelines for Construction and Land Development in the ACT is now out for consultation. Have your say by 17 July 2020.

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