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Student and intern papers

The Conservation Council works with students or hosts interns on projects. These reports do not necessarily reflect the views of the Conservation Council ACT Region although they often form the basis for policy discussions and further work.

June 2021 – Reframing Climate Change Through a Public Health Lens Phoebe Spurrier, Australian National Internships Program

November 2020 – Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation on Rural Leaseholds in the ACT Zoe Duffin-Pruksapun, Australian National Internships Program

June 2020 – Community empowerment on the transition of Zero Emission Vehicles in the ACT Violet Law, Australian National Internships Program

November 2019 – Water Quality Management Issues in the ACT Waterways: from the experts’ perspective Thukten, Australian National Internships Program

May 2019 – The Phase Out of Natural Gas in the ACT Caitlyn Baljak, Australian National Internships Program

May 2018 – An Overview of Protected Areas Conservation Effectiveness Monitoring Programs, with Particular Reference to Australian Capital Territory Di Zhang, Australian National Internships Program

October 2017 – Getting to Energy Efficiency in the ACT, Lucinda Berrie, George Hibbard, Xiwen Lu, Geovanna Pacurucu, Ruiying Zheng (Complex Environmental Problems in Action students at Australian National University)

May 2017 – Tackling food waste – implementing education and policy, Fatima Hallal and Nikolina Panovski, Community and Public Health Nutrition, University of Canberra.

April 2017 – Submission for Market Sounding: ACT Waste Feasibility Study, Samadhan Patil, intern through College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

December 2016 – Rethinking office based commercial waste recyclingZhiyan Liu, intern through College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

November 2016 – Totem tree management and conservation recommendations Alexander Pecenko (Honours student)

October 2016 – Assessment of options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the ACT transport sector – Liam Bergin, Nicholas Tugwell, Mitchell Korda Fenner School, ANU. Report prepared for the Conservation Council ACT Region as part of the ANU Complex Environmental Problems course

May 2016 – Sustainable diet change in the ACT through adapting supermarket willingness and capacity to change Evan Turner, intern through College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

October 2015 – Options for long-term waste reduction and management in the Australian Capital Territory – Lauren de Waal, Australian National Internships Program

February 2015 – The ACT RET: Investigating its delivery and interaction with the Federal RET – Joseph Lorimer, Madeleine Peachey, Olivia Kalogiannidis, Hayley Wood, Beatriz de Brito Leite, Feicao Jiang – Students Undertaking Australian National University, Solving Complex Environmental Problems

October 2014 – Food waste: Extent of the Issue and Current Interventions in ACT – Sandesh Silpakar, Australian National Internships Program

October 2013  – Let’s Taco ‘Bout It: Com-Pear-ing Food Concepts and Policy: Effectiveness of Approach and Strategies of the National Food Plan in Combatting Food Security Issues, and Consequences For Regional Food Policy  – Eleanor Robson, Australian National Internships Program

October 2013 – How can the ACT Region use best practice in siting solar arrays? – Katelyn Kummer, Marianna Sacco, Jack Perren-Leverage – Students Undertaking Australian National University, Solving Complex Environmental Problems