Media release: Call for mandatory insulation to make the most of recent EEIS changes
15 August 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Groups call for mandatory insulation to make the most of recent EEIS changes ACT community organisations have called on the ACT Government to require ceiling insulation in rental properties to complement recent changes to its Energy...
Media release: Call for strong action on transport to counter climate emergency
14 August 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Call for strong action on transport to counter climate emergency In a week when Infrastructure Australia has flagged increasing congestion across Australian cities, Canberra’s active travel community is calling for...
Media release: Could you walk the length of the ACT’s Border?
Conservation Council President Rod Griffiths will lead a walk to circumnavigate the ACT border in October 2019.
Media release: Conservation Council calls on ACT Government to stop roll out of gas to new suburbs
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.
Was this really a Budget for a climate emergency?
Our thoughts on the ACT Budget: it looks too much like business as usual rather than responding to a climate emergency.
Media Release: Draft Cat Plan up for discussion
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...
ACT Energy Consumers Policy Consortium media release
Energy Bill Shock inevitable as electricity prices in ACT rise by 18.95 per cent Low income consumers in the ACT have today been dealt a massive blow the ACT Energy […]
Media release: ‘Smart bins’ dumb idea if they only do waste to landfill
The ACT Government through the LDA and TAMS has missed an opportunity by introducing ‘Smart bins’ that only deal with waste to landfill says the Conservation Council. The Government has […]