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Weston Creek community successfully defends urban parkland

This week, the ACT Government abandoned plans to convert open green space next to Cooleman Court shopping centre to a bitumen car park following a determined community campaign led by local residents. News of the decision to back down on the carpark was published in...

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Canberra families are making the switch to all-electric homes

Homeowners gathered at the Canberra Environment Centre on Thursday 4th February to learn about the impacts of "natural" gas on the environment and human health, and discover the triple benefits of cost and energy savings, improved comfort and emissions reductions to...

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Nadjung Mada Nature Reserve, Kenny

The Conservation Council submitted feedback this week to Draft Variation 379 that changes the Territory Plan for Kenny to be zoned as a Nature Reserve. Kenny will be the 39th reserve in the Canberra Nature Park and will provide important protection for many threatened...

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Lawson north grasslands event

The Conservation Council's first Environment Exchange of 2021 will uncover the wonders of one of Canberra's largest and healthiest grasslands, Lawson north, and the growing campaign by local community and environment organisations to save it from being developed for...

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