Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment
19 Aug 2019
15 Aug 2019
The ACT government has published a new mini-report on Health and wellbeing outcomes from the Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme (PDF 0.3 MB). The report contains highlights from an annual survey of scheme participants that found 49% of participants with heating upgrades had substantial improvements to physical or mental health. Learn how to get involved by visiting Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme
09 Aug 2019
Nightlife in our centres is more vibrant than ever, with restaurants, live music and other entertainment activity. We are proposing to extend daytime noise standards for the city centre (including Braddon commercial area), town and group centres further into the evening. Have your say.
31 Jul 2019
As apartment living becomes more common in Canberra, the ACT Government has released a suite of reforms designed to protect Canberra’s night life and live music scene.
30 Jul 2019
ACT and Region Catchment Management Coordination Group is looking for two applicants to help shape the future of important water catchment areas in the ACT for the next three years.
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.
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.
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20 Aug 2019Animals shine in portraits
13 Aug 2019Patience will fit the bill
06 Aug 2019Marvel at that H2... oh!
30 Jul 2019Being born and raised in the bush capital, the foothills were my playground. Back in the late 1970s a Dragster bike was your ticket to explore.
23 Jul 2019People have always been drawn to the mountains that frame the bush capital. The original inhabitants knew these mountains well. In their ancient footsteps, cattle farmers followed. They built high mountain huts, grazed hungry stock and established rural communities. Others soon followed.
16 Jul 2019
Where once a lunar signal was received, there is no mobile phone coverage today. Instead, kangaroos graze a grassy knoll and campers gaze upon a night sky, reflecting on a moment that captivated the world’s attention. A point in time when a man strolled upon the dusty surface of the moon.
09 Jul 2019
On the banks of an ancient river, a new community is emerging. Where once rural enterprises prospered, sheep grazed and a pine forest grew, a place for families to grow has taken roots.