Caring for Ngunnawal Country

The ACT Government acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as Traditional Custodians of the Canberra region, and their continuing sense of responsibility to preserve the spirit and stories of their ancestors throughout the landscape.

  • Biosecurity
    Managing invasive plants, animals and insects in the ACT.
  • Canberra Nature Map
  • Environmental restoration programs
    The ACT’s woodland restoration projects aim to improve the condition of the woodlands.
  • Licensing of Plants and Animals
    Information about licensing under the Nature Conservation Act 1980, protected plants and animals, compliance and quarantine services, and import/export applications under the Fisheries Act 2000.
  • Livestock welfare
    Government and livestock industries are working co-operatively to develop nationally consistent standards and guidelines for the welfare of livestock.
  • Rural services
    Information from the latest Landnews Newsletter.
  • Urban Wildlife
    Information about local wildlife including kangaroos, snakes, swooping birds and possums.