Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Draft Canberra Mountain Bike Report open for comment

08 Sep 2020

The draft Canberra Mountain Bike Report is now open for community feedback.

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Franklin Grasslands draft landscape plan

17 Aug 2020

Public comment is now open until 25 September 2020 for you to have your say on the Franklin Grasslands draft landscape plan. The landscape plan is an important step in managing this new reserve and identifying ways we can protect the land.

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Woods Reserve and Mt Clear campgrounds have reopened

29 Jul 2020

With more areas reopened in Namadgi National Park and the continuation of bushfire recovery works, campers will be happy to know that both the Woods Reserve and Mt Clear campgrounds have been re-opened and are taking bookings online.

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Parts of Namadgi are now open as bushfire recovery progresses

27 Jul 2020

Following the Orroral Valley bushfire earlier this year, which saw over 80% of Namadgi National Park burnt, the ACT Government is pleased to announce that many sites are now open for Canberrans to explore.

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Handy hints to burn right tonight

24 Jun 2020

Did you know that smoke from domestic wood heaters is one of the main sources of air pollution in Canberra?

Using your wood heater correctly will help improve our air quality, save you money and keep your home warm this winter.

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2020 kangaroo conservation cull

12 Jun 2020

The 2020 cull will start on 15 June 2020 and be completed by 1 August 2020. Nine reserves will be closed during this time. Approximately 1960 kangaroos will be culled. See more information on the reserve closures and frequently asked questions at the 2020 conservation cull webpage.

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve now open

28 May 2020

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions and reopening of some ACT open spaces means that Tidbinbilla has reopened, however the visitors centre will remain closed for the time being.

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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 Canberra Mountain Bike Report

08 Sep 2020

The draft Canberra Mountain Bike Report is now open for community feedback.

We are seeking your feedback and comments on the proposed recommendations outlined within the draft Canberra Mountain Bike Report. The report will focus on where we place priority for further work and investment to attract more visitors and provide meaningful recreational, social and economic benefits to the ACT.

Community feedback around the draft report is being accepted until 3 November 2020.

To have your say before the closing date and to view the draft report visit the YourSay page.

Franklin Grasslands draft landscape plan

17 Aug 2020

The draft landscape plan for the Franklin Grasslands is now open for public consultation. The landscape plan is an important step in managing this new reserve and identifying ways we can protect the land.

To have your say by 25 September 2020, visit the YourSay website.