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ACT Government projects to protect threatened species and habitat

The ACT Government has announced three new projects to protect and preserve threatened species and their habitat in parks and reserves across the Canberra region.   The three ecologically significant sites chosen for...

ACT Government unveils plan to protect endangered wetlands

The ACT Government has released a new action plan to protect, manage, and improve bog and fen wetland ecosystems in the ACT

ACT Government seeks community input on nature conservation

As part of a 10-year statutory review of the Nature Conservation Act 2014, the ACT Government seeks community views.

ACT Greens: Federal Budget ‘unsurprising and uninspiring’

The ACT Greens say the 2024 Federal Budget disappoints, failing to deliver cost-of-living support for those doing it tough.

ACT Government releases independent review into kangaroo cull

An independent review has praised the effectiveness and animal welfare standards of the ACT Government’s kangaroo management program.

ACT Greens call on federal government to fix housing crisis

The ACT Greens want the Federal Government to waive the housing debt, fund their housing policy, and fix the 'rigged' tax system.

Apply for ACT Government’s Community Garden Grants

The ACT Government has launched another round of the Community Garden Grants program; $100,000 funding is available.

Endangered frogs found in ACT after years of absence

For the first time in 5 years, northern corroboree frogs have been detected in the Ginini Flats wetlands at Namadgi National Park.

ACT Greens launch housing policy

The ACT Greens have launched their first policy platform for the 2024 election: addressing the housing crisis.

State of the ACT’s water and environment

The condition of ACT water catchments is improving, but the ACT’s resource use is unsustainable, according to reports published this week.

ACT Heritage Festival 2024: ‘Connections’

The Heritage Festival (13 to 18 April) is "an incredible opportunity to learn about the rich history of Canberra and the region".