Take action

We usually have at least one active campaign or project where you can take action. Also, check out our events for other activities you can participate in.

Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

We are looking for volunteers to contribute to our events, campaigns and communications.
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40 year anniversary interviews

Take action for responsible waste management

Take action for responsible waste management

ACT residents have high consuming lifestyles. Single-use plastics continue to be utilised in the ACT, posing major threats to wildlife, waterways and our health. Food and organic waste sent to landfill contributes 4% to the ACT’s greenhouse gas emissions and squanders...

Take action for healthy urban environments

Take action for healthy urban environments

Canberra’s trees and waterways are vital for our wildlife, our health and the climate. The urban forest is ageing, and many of our waterways are facing challenges from pollution, invasive species and altered flows. To enjoy a green and liveable city, we must invest in...

Take action to protect our natural environment

Take action to protect our natural environment

Our biodiversity faces many threats, yet the ACT Government has not yet committed to protect all areas with conservation values or mitigate against threats like roaming cats. The ACT hosts the largest remaining remnants of Grassy-Box Woodlands and Native Temperate...

Take action on climate change

Take action on climate change

The impacts of a changing climate are well upon us, forcing societies and natural ecosystems to transform the way they function. At the current rate of 10 billion tonnes of global emissions each year, we will exceed the remaining carbon budget by 2030.The science...

Take action for sustainable transport

Take action for sustainable transport

Transport emissions contribute 60% to the ACT’s direct greenhouse emissions, primarily through the use of petrol and diesel vehicles. Our transport choices have a significant impact on our environment, the liveability of our city, and our productivity, health and...

Call for a renewables-led recovery

Call for a renewables-led recovery

Australia needs support to recover from COVID economic impacts, but not by expanding the polluting gas industry. Send an email to federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor calling for a renewables-led recovery.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

In the lead-up to the 40 year anniversary of the Conservation Council ACT Region, we want to celebrate its rich history. Tell us about your experiences with the Council: the fun, the wins, Canberra’s environment.