Contained cats are happier cats

Contained cats are happier cats

On 26 March 2019, the Conservation Council held an Environment Exchange on cat containment in the ACT. The Conservation Council’s holds the position that all of Canberra should have cat containment by 2025, with due consideration given to the protection of...
The gas challenge up for discussion

The gas challenge up for discussion

After the ACT reaches its 2020 Renewable Electricity Target, natural gas will become the ACT’s second largest generator of greenhouse gases, accounting for 21 per cent of emissions. Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2018 that “Gas is going to be a...
Concerns over Molonglo Valley development

Concerns over Molonglo Valley development

The Conservation Council has engaged actively in the planning processes concerning the urban development of the Molonglo Valley (viz East Molonglo and Central Molonglo) over a number of years. However, we are increasingly dismayed and alarmed over the lack of proper...
No to burning forests for energy

No to burning forests for energy

The Conservation Council ACT Region has joined with other groups through the Australian Forest Climate Alliance in endorsing this position statement. Position Statement on Forest Biomass Energy We share a vision of a world in which thriving natural forests play a...