The Conservation Council ACT Region is the peak environment body in the ACT.

We advocate, campaign, and engage with the community to protect our local environment.

Media Release: ACT Environment Awards

4 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: ACT Environment Awards  The Canberra environment community celebrated the presentation of the 2019 ACT Environment Awards at the Conservation Council’s Spring Mingle event on Friday night. The ACT Environment Awards celebrate the efforts...

ACT Budget 2020/21 Submission

In May 2019, the ACT Legislative Assembly declared a state of climate emergency noting that “​globally, nationally and locally, human induced climate change is contributing to record breaking temperatures, extreme weather events, and a range of negative social,...

Media Release: Opportunity to strengthen Tree Protection Act

23 October 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Opportunity to strengthen Tree Protection Act The Conservation Council ACT Region has welcomed the review of the Tree Protection Act, but warned against lowering the criteria for protecting the Territory’s trees in a bid to make the...

Christmas Auction 2019

The Conservation Council ACT Region's Inaugural Christmas Auction is live and open for bids until December 8th! We are excited to bring you a wonderful array of unique and environmentally-friendly items that will make excellent Christmas presents for friends and...