Early Access: Register now to attend new training in 2024

The Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD) is pleased to advise registrations are now open to attend a new set of training sessions on the ACT planning system.  Training will start on 6 February 2024 and run to May 2024.  New training will help you build the practical skills you need to use and interact with the planning system. The sessions on offer are: Submitting a Development Application Dual occupancy subdivisions in RZ1/RZ2 Achieving better design outcomes Biodiversity Sensitive Urban Design Guide & other considerations Understanding the public notifications process  The full list of session times and registration details …

Incorporating the Ainslie Volcanics site into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve

The petition calls for Incorporating the Ainslie Volcanics site into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve  Call upon the ACT Government to urgently incorporate the following blocks into the Canberra Nature Park: AINSLIE: Blocks 2 and 3, Section 60  CAMPBELL: Block 4, Section 63 Petition the Federal Government to relinquish the area of the “Wolseley Drive” access corridor adjacent to these blocks, so it can also be incorporated into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve. Click to complete the petition

Planning and Design for Living Infrastructure as part of Residential Intensification in a Changing Climate

ACT Government commissioned analysis finds that “current planning policy and statutory controls are not producing intended living infrastructure outcomes. Although development is currently compliant with existing statutory requirements under the Territory Plan, current statutory controls allow development approval to be achieved through the application of criteria that undermine the aim of rules intended to support living infrastructure.”