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Bush Buds: Woodlands Walk

Bush Buds: Woodlands Walk

You’ve chosen your Bush bud - now it’s time to learn all about them!  Join us for the first Bush Buds walk - the theme of this walk is Woodlands, and will give you the opportunity to learn more about the habitat of the following Bush Buds:  Gang-gang Cockatoo Pink...

Join us for the Launch of Bush Buds!

Join us for the Launch of Bush Buds!

After months of behind the scenes work, we are excited to launch our newest campaign: Bush Buds - Discover the wonder of Canberra’s Nature!  Canberra is known as the Bush Capital for a reason. We are lucky to share the Territory with many amazing plants and animals -...

The Plight of the Canberra Grassland Earless Dragon

The Plight of the Canberra Grassland Earless Dragon

What's going on with Canberra's Dragons? In 2019, taxonomists realised southeast Australia’s Grassland Earless Dragons are not all the same. They found there is actually four different Dragon species. One of the...

Federal Government’s Environmental Law Reform still Leaves Young People with a Nature Emergency

Federal Government’s Environmental Law Reform still Leaves Young People with a Nature Emergency

This week, on the backdrop of scientists’ timely declaration that the fate of the entire living world, including us, hangs in the balance of biodiversity conservation – we held our breath. Hoping that when the Minister of the Environment announced her “Nature positive plan” for law reform, we could finally  have a world to look forward to, where we can imagine the future. The news that we had hoped for never arrived. Instead of taking a stand for Australia’s nature, and protecting our nation’s future, the Minister presented a disappointing plan that is entirely ill-equipped to tackle the nature emergency.

How do you cook? Take our survey!

How do you cook? Take our survey!

How do you cook? Would you switch from gas to electric? The Conservation Council is helping Canberrans to make the switch from gas to electric appliances. But we know that many people are reluctant to replace their gas cooktop for electric alternatives. We need your...

Climate & sustainability: A year in review 2022

Climate & sustainability: A year in review 2022

Climate impacts have never been more apparent, and while progress on climate action can seem slow, we are lurching forwards at all levels. COP27 had both wins and disappointments. The new Federal Government and States are stepping up with responsible policies. And the ACT continues to lead, with its commitment to phase out fossil gas.
Read more about the Conservation Council’s busy year of advocacy on climate and sustainability.

Biodiversity: A Year in Review

Biodiversity: A Year in Review

At this time of year, there is a lot of forward planning and looking ahead to be done, but it’s important to take the time to reflect on the year’s achievements, and it has been a very significant year in biodiversity campaigning. Read Peta’s full review of 2022 campaigning!

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