Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Parks and reserve closures during fire ban

20 Nov 2019

The ACT Government wishes to advise that due to a total fire ban that has been declared for tomorrow, 21 November, the following nature reserves and roads will be closed:

  • Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (the Visitor Centre will remain open)
  • Selected roads within Namadgi National Park including Corin Road, Old Mill Road, Warks Road and the Mount Franklin Road at Piccadilly Circus (the Namadgi Visitor Centre will remain open)
  • Googong Foreshores
  • Kowen Forest
  • Lower Molonglo River Corridor
  • Molonglo Gorge Nature Reserve
  • Mulligans Flat Sanctuary including Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve
  • Centenary Trail between Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve and Hall

Banksia Foundation Awards

06 Nov 2019

ACT is a proud finalist in the prestigious Banksia Foundation Awards for the Healthy Waterways project – a partnership between the Australian and the ACT governments.

ACT Rural Resilience Grants 2018/19

05 Nov 2019

26 projects supported under the ACT Rural Resilience Grants announced.

Fitz’s Challenge this weekend at Namadgi

25 Oct 2019

The annual Fitz’s Challenge is on Sunday 27 October 2019. 1200 people will come together to tackle the hills of this legendary event in the spectacular Brindabella Ranges and Namadgi National Park.

There will be disruptions to some roads and suburbs in Namadgi and Tidbinbilla over the course of the day:

ACT Heritage Grants gives $355,000 to local projects

22 Oct 2019

The ACT Government is providing grants to a wide range of projects celebrating Canberra’s heritage across sport, space, fashion, nature, emergency services, modern architecture and Aboriginal culture.

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

Canberra Nature Park Draft Reserve Management Plan

26 Sep 2019

If you are one of the thousands of people who connect with nature in one of our 37 Canberra Nature Park reserves each day, we want your comments on the Canberra Nature Park Draft Reserve Management Plan.

Wellbeing Indicators

25 Jul 2019

Canberra is more than an economy – we are a community where we aim for everyone to share in the benefits of a good life. Have your say.