The Conservation Council ACT Region has welcomed the opportunity to provide submission on the Act Government’s phasing out single-use plastic Discussion Paper.
Read the full submission paper here.
Conservation Council President Rod Griffiths will lead a walk to circumnavigate the ACT border in October 2019.
We welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Draft ACT Cat Plan 2019-29. Read what we urged the ACT Government to do in our submission here.
Although we welcome the ACT Government’s proposal to tackle single-use plastics, the government needs to take more decisive action on plastic waste and lead community discussion.
The Conservation Council ACT Region has called on the ACT Government to stop the roll out of gas infrastructure to new suburbs to ensure policy consistency as the ACT aims for net zero emission by 2045.
Our thoughts on the ACT Budget: it looks too much like business as usual rather than responding to a climate emergency.
The Government’s Integrated Transport Strategy had lots of great ideas, but lacked the objectives and targets it needed to set out a clear pathway to improve public and active transport.
5 April 2019 Draft cat plan up for discussion The Conservation Council ACT Region has welcomed today’s release of the Draft ACT Cat Plan, and encouraged the community to get involved in the consultation over the next three months. “This is a great opportunity for...
Our recent Environment Exchange on cat containment foreshadowed the newly released draft Cat Plan. Canberra needs cat containment across all suburbs by 2025 to help protect native wildlife, and cats.
Gas was a hot topic at the Environment Exchange in March – in cold Canberra, how do we get off the gas so that we can cut our greenhouse emissions further over the next decade?
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 balance between conservation and development, in what appears to be ad hoc planning processes rather than an overall, […]
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 significant role in tackling climate change and contribute to a clean, healthy, just and […]