Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Stockpile guidelines help manage fire risks

24 Feb 2020

The ACT Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has developed the Guidelines for Stockpile Management which outline the potential risks associated with the stockpiling of materials for use, reuse and recycling, and provides guidance on controls to reduce those risks.

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Draft plan for urban lakes and ponds – have your say

21 Feb 2020

The ACT Government is asking the community to comment on a new land management plan for urban lakes and ponds.

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Protect the environment and reduce building costs

20 Feb 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.

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Ongoing park and reserve closures

14 Feb 2020

UPDATE: Friday 14 February 2020
Cotter Campground is now open.

ACT Conservator of Flora and Fauna, Ian Walker has made the decision to maintain the closure of several of Parks and Conservation managed areas until further notice.

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Protecting Aboriginal sites and artefacts in emergencies

05 Feb 2020

The ACT Government has provided greater protection for the region’s Ngunnawal culture by implementing a range of safeguards to conserve cultural sites and artefacts during an emergency.

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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

Draft plan for urban lakes and ponds – have your say

21 Feb 2020

The ACT Government is asking the community to comment on a new land management plan for urban lakes and ponds.

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Protect the environment and reduce building costs

20 Feb 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.

Read more...