Environment, Water, Energy

Meeting Wednesday 18 January, 6 pm re Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Proposal

There will be a Question and Answer Session with ACT Government representative, Mr Peter Johns, on Wednesday 18 January at 6 pm, in the Canberra Korean Uniting Church Hall, corner of Doonkuna and Coranderrk Streets, Reid. Mr Peter Johns, Senior Manager, Asset Management Branch of the Community

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Introduction to ACAT decision 61 Griffith

Have you even been curious about ACT Civic and Administrative Tribunal decisions? ACAT decision 61 of for a 160 bed Residential Aged Care Facility in Griffith was released on 12 September 2011. The Tribunal has constituted that no plot ratio applies to developments of this type on

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Introduction to inquiry into the ecological carrying capacity of the ACT and region

On 8 September 2011. the Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and Water held the first sitting of an inquiry into the ecological carrying capacity of the ACT and region. Representatives of the ACT Government and Regional Development Australia (ACT) addressed the committee. A full transcript of proceedings can be downloaded from

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The Elephants in Majura Valley

The North Canberra Community Council (NCCC) has questioned the proposed route of the planned Realignment of Majura Road. The Chair of NCCC, Jochen Zeil, has said that while the NCCC agrees that an Upgrade to the road is needed, the proposed Realignment is more expensive and more

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10 million reasons ACT is the bush capital

Warren Saunders and his nursery staff are Canberra’s secret gardeners, responsible for creating much of the city’s landscape that’s taken for granted. They’ve propagated 350,000 seedlings to create 6ha of native plants along Anzac Parade, and literally got down and dirty in Mitchell’s urban wetlands, planting 150,000

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EDO – Environmental Law Fact Sheets

EDO - Environmental Law Fact Sheets

The Environmental Defender’s Office (ACT) has produced a series of eleven Environmental Law Fact Sheets.  These fact sheets are designed to give plain English background knowledge of ACT environmental laws.

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Inner North SEE-Change presents: Backyard Tour – Retrofitting and everything Solar (27 June 2010)

Matthew Driver of Lyneham has extensively retrofitted his 1950’s Lyneham house, dramatically reducing electricity, gas and water use and cutting their households carbon emissions on energy use from 19 Tonne a year to minus one Tonne. Join See-Change for a tour of this house to see what

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World Environment Day in Garema Place, Civic (04 June 2010)

Visit Garema Place from 11.00am to 2.00pm this Friday to celebrate World Environment Day with the Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water (DECCEW). The interactive event will include displays from local organisations and government agencies to celebrate our environment as well as showcase environmental

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Inquiry into $20m office fitout for Climate Change Department – Acton

The following was received from the House of Representatives – Email Alert Service: Department of Climate Change to appear before Public Works Committee The Public Works Committee is conducting an inquiry into a proposed office fitout for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in Acton,

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Inner North Community Fair (16 May 2010)

Come learn about the proposed wetlands for Dickson and Lyneham while sampling scrumptious, local and organic food and wine, and indulging yourself in the work of local designers and artisans at the Inner North Community Fair, taking place from 11am to 3pm on Sunday, 16 May, at

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