Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

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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ACT energy shortfalls

23 Jan 2020

Possible energy shortfalls are expected across the ACT due to extreme heat/weather event. During these events, we ask that Canberrans help ease pressure on our grid by reducing their energy use.

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Help provide water for wildlife

13 Jan 2020

With hot and dry conditions forecast to continue within the ACT, water for wildlife usually available in dams and vegetation is scarce across many areas of the ACT.

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New round of REIF Funding

16 Dec 2019

The Renewable Energy Innovation Fund (REIF) drives the development of renewable energy innovation and investment in the ACT. The first round of grants has helped 7 renewable energy start-ups develop new technology.

We are now launching up a second round of grants totalling up to $1.1 million.

For more information and details on how to apply head to our REIF Grants page.

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

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