EDO Offices Face Closure After Federal Funding Cuts

Yesterday the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s department notified each Environmental Defenders’ Office across the country that their funding has been cut, effective immediately. The decision will put real pressure on most of the offices currently operating in each state and territory and could result in some smaller offices, including

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Submission: Section 64 Block 9 District of North Canberra, Medium Density Residential Use

NCCC has submitted comments on a referral under the Commonwealth’s Environment and Biodiversity Conservation Act in relation to a proposed development of a four hectare block of land in Watson. The letter is reproduced here. A site map with a description is  included.

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Carbon Advantage Landscapes in urban and residential gardens

The ACT chapter of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, with support from the ACT Department of Environment and Sustainable Development, is holding a series of free seminars next month about how we can design our home gardens and public spaces to help reduce our carbon footprint.

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