Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

50th Anniversary: Canberra’s role in the Moon landing

19 Jul 2019

21 July 2019 AEST marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and many Canberrans don’t realise the crucial role the ACT played in the Apollo mission or the region’s rich Space heritage.

Canberra’s park rangers showcase the bush capital with a week of events

14 Jun 2019

From Monday 17June to Sunday 23 June 2019, our park rangers have organised events that will allow everyone to meet a ranger and see what our parks and reserves have to offer.

This week we’re highlighting our bush capital’s natural surroundings, nature parks, plants and animals and work to conserve and protect them.

Celebrate World Environment Day

29 May 2019

On Wednesday 5 June 2019, over 100 countries will celebrate, take action and raise awareness for World Environment Day. This year’s theme is Beat Air Pollution.

Protection from pest animals

20 May 2019

The Government is proposing to further protect our environment from animals that could harm biodiversity, ecosystems and our way of life in the Canberra region.

Cultural burn in Franklin tomorrow

Published: 24 Jun 2019

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Canberra rangers showcase bush capital with week of events

Published: 14 Jun 2019

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Successful deer control program concludes

Published: 13 Jun 2019

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Community consultation open on Curtin variation

Published: 07 Jun 2019

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A small step to the past

23 Jul 2019

A small step to the past

The Moon and a tiny Namadgi station

16 Jul 2019

The Moon and a tiny Namadgi station

River reserve bounce back

09 Jul 2019

River reserve bounce back

A city flush with health

25 Jun 2019

A city flush with health
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