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Cat containment Environment Exchange

Join us at the Conservation Council’s Environment Exchange next Tuesday 26 March from 12noon to 2pm at the Renewables Innovation Hub. We will be discussing cat containment in the ACT. The Environment Exchange is a public forum that invites guest speakers and the public to...
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Cat containment Environment Exchange
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Conservation Council appoints new Executive Director

The Conservation Council ACT Region has appointed a new Executive Director to lead the organisation in its mission to ensure that Canberra is a sustainable city that protects and values its natural assets. Today on behalf of the Conservation Council Board, President Rod Griffiths announced...
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Conservation Council appoints new Executive Director
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Call out for contributions to Ginninderry’s Treasures

The Conservation Council is beginning an exciting new project with Ginninderry and Riverview Developments to create a new information booklet as part of our Treasures series. Ginnindery's Treasures will aim to inform the communities of Ginninderry and the wider ACT of the history, landscape and...
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Call out for contributions to Ginninderry’s Treasures
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What is the Future of Gas?

On Tuesday 26 February 2019, we held our first Environment Exchange for 2019. 'The Future of Gas: a pipe dream?' asked the hard questions about the role and place for gas in the ACT. After the ACT reaches its 2020 Renewable Electricity Target, natural gas will become...
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What is the Future of Gas?
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Active Transport Raffle is LIVE

Buy tickets OUR ACTIVE TRANSPORT RAFFLE IS LIVE! Active Transport is cycling, walking or catching the bus (which could involve both cycling and walking in the same trip). Promoting active transport has both health and environmental benefits due to increased physical activity, reduced air and...
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Active Transport Raffle is LIVE
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‘The future of gas: a pipe dream?’

Join us at the Conservation Council's first 2019 Environment Exchange, which is a public forum that invites guest speakers and the public to come together to discuss some of the most pressing environmental issues in our Bush Capital. Register here About 'The Future of Gas:...
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‘The future of gas: a pipe dream?’
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Spread the word: Canberra School Climate Strike

2019 Canberra School Climate Strike When: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM Where: Garema Pl, City ACT 2601, Australia After the great success of the School Strike 4 Climate Action in November 2018, Australia's super school students are organising a 2019 School Strike on...
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Spread the word: Canberra School Climate Strike
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Sign up for our Environment Exchanges

      Be part of an inspiring environment network as we explore a different theme each month. Hear from fascinating guest speakers and engage in open and lively discussion about a range of topics in sustainability and environment. Includes free ploughman’s lunch When: Last Tuesday of every...
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Save the date: 2019 World Environment Day Dinner

Save the date! The Conservation Council ACT Region is holding its annual World Environment Day Dinner on Saturday 1st June 2019. Theme: Optimism and Defiance Our theme is 'Optimism and Defiance' - two attitudes which will be critical in 2019. Australia is at a turning point...
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Save the date: 2019 World Environment Day Dinner
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A year in review

The Conservation Council ACT Region has reached the end of a very busy and productive 2018. To wrap things up nicely, here's a recap of our achievements in 2018 and a sneak peek of what's in store for 2019. Looking back on 2018 We have been able to...
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A year in review
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Cat in a paper bag
Canberra has been abuzz with talk of cat containment this week with the possibility of Canberra becoming the first Australian city to ban cats from roaming free if options from a ...continue reading
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Want all the details about our 2016 World Environment Day Dinner? Click here to read on… On Saturday 31 May 2014 the Conservation Council ACT Region once again hosted its annual World ...continue reading
Last year when the Environment Collective at the Australian National University (ANU) and Fossil Free ACT (350.org Canberra) put in applications to become member groups of the Conservation Council ACT ...continue reading