Community Noticeboard

New ACT Government Office for Disability officially launched
Release date: 02 December 2016
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government is staying in the business of supporting people with disability and making sure they are included and engaged in every facet of life in our great city.

ACT and cities lead global climate action
Release date: 02 December 2016
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury has welcomed the release of the Compact of States and Regions Disclosure Report which shows the leading role the ACT is playing in taking strong climate action.

Remuneration Tribunal determinations for members of the judiciary and part-time holders of public office
Release date: 02 December 2016
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The ACT Remuneration Tribunal has released Determinations.

Howzat: Prepare to be hit for a six with the Summer Library Program
Release date: 01 December 2016
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Libraries ACT has launched its exciting new summer program starting with a booked-out author talk featuring journalist and former Wallaby Peter FitzSimons at the Gungahlin Library.

Catch an ACTION bus to Spilt Milk this weekend
Release date: 01 December 2016
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

The ACT Government encourages the community to avoid the hassles of parking and traffic this weekend by catching an ACTION bus to and from the Spilt Milk music festival on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Fire risk reduction slashing underway
Release date: 01 December 2016
Environment and Planning Directorate

Fuel management slashing operations are in progress in the ACT’s national parks and nature reserves, ACT Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) Fire Manager Neil Cooper said.

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Eco-Elves Night Market
2 December 2016

The Eco-Elves Night Market showcases and celebrates local, handmade, eco-friendly, fair-trade and up-cycled gifts. Eco-minded shoppers return each year for the diverse array of stalls, the local food BBQ, live music, the lake views at sunset and the family-friendly atmosphere.

Dragon Boating Come and Try Day
3 December 2016

Getting on with life after breast cancer? Come and try dragon boating with Dragons Abreast Canberra for fitness, fun and camaraderie.

Spilt Milk
3 December 2016

Step outside life’s small things. Spilt Milk is bringing together some of Australia’s best things; music, food and art within the tree lined landscape of iconic Commonwealth Park. Embrace the best in artisan street food and drink, cutting edge music and experimental art and culture on a summer's day.

Molonglo Mingle - Carols by Candlelight
3 December 2016

Come along and enjoy kids activities, a photo booth, local markets, a BBQ, music, loads of festive cheer and maybe even a visit from Santa himself!

Christmas Kids
3 December 2016

The Old Bus Depot Markets first Christmas Kids theme event offers a free Christmas Elf Show along with pony rides, petting zoo, jumping castle, and a cash give-away. Of course you can also get in a spot of Christmas shopping with all the wonderful stallholders.

Christmas Dog Day
3 December 2016

Murrumbateman Winery's wine dogs, Mollie and Tannin, are hosting a Christmas Dog Day. They're inviting friendly canines and their human companions to join in the festive fun and have their photo taken with Santa.

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Nominate a mobile road safety camera location
Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Canberrans can now go online and nominate locations where mobile road safety cameras could be used to help address speeding and improve road safety.

The use of mobile cameras at any location is subject to the site satisfying a range of technical and health and safety criteria. To meet the criteria for mobile camera enforcement, the site must:

  • be at least 200 metres from a change of speed limit (this criterion does not apply if the site is a school zone, work site or other reduced speed limit area);
  • be clear of merging lanes, changes of road alignment and/or road width, and any other changes to traffic conditions on either side of the proposed location; and
  • not cause any obstruction, line-of-sight issues or interruption to traffic flow.

To view locations where cameras are already in use or to nominate a location go to

New community consultation platform
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Your Say is an exciting new way to engage online, share ideas and have your say on ACT Government projects and initiatives.

Your Say will be used to complement but not replace traditional face-to-face engagement activities including workshops, displays, forums and mail outs.

To participate in online consultations simply visit and select the engagement that interests you. You can then participate via the methods available for that engagement.

Check back regularly and keep an eye on ACT Government social media channels for alerts about new engagements.

Green bin pilot program
Transport Canberra and City Services

The ACT Government plans to roll out green bins across the ACT, with residents in Weston Creek and Kambah the first to get access as part of a pilot program in early 2017.

This is an important new service for ratepayers, and will save families time and money. It will also help divert some of the 5,000 tonnes of garden waste that is currently going to landfill each year.

Smart bin trial
Territory and Municipal Services

Innovative solar-powered self-compacting rubbish bins are being trialled in the public spaces of 3 new developments at Link Park in Wright, 'Campbell 5' in Campbell and Eastlake Parade on Kingston Foreshore.

The ACT Revenue Office Client Survey - 18 October - 16 December 2015
ACT Revenue Office

The ACT Revenue Office invites clients to participate in the Client Survey 2016.

The survey will start on 18 October 2016 and close on 16 December 2016. It should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

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Pink-tailed Worm-lizard draft action plan

The Pink-tailed Worm-lizard (Aprasia parapulchella) was declared a vulnerable species on 27 March 2008. The first draft action plan for the threatened Pink-tailed Worm-lizard has now been released for public comment.

Green bins coming to Canberra - Expression of interest

Residents in Weston Creek and Tuggeranong are now invited to register their interest in receiving a green bin in 2017.

St Joseph's Catholic Church heritage registration

The Council has provisionally registered St Joseph's Catholic Church as a way to indicate that it intends to make a decision on whether or not to permanently put it on the ACT Heritage Register. The provisional registration sets out what it is about the place that the Council thinks is important to the ACT and why. This public consultation aims to find out the views of the ACT community.

Tillyard Drive Residential Street Improvements

As part of the ACT Government’s commitment to improving the safety and amenity of the Territory’s road network, an assessment of the traffic conditions on Tillyard Drive is now being undertaken. Community feedback from local residents and the surrounding community is an important part of this study and the community consultation program will be held in three stages.

Priorities for the 2017-18 ACT Budget

The ACT Treasury is starting to prepare the 2017-18 ACT Budget. As part of this process, we are seeking your suggestions on where to prioritise resources, so we continue to deliver the essential services you expect across all regions of Canberra.

Submissions are now welcome from any interested group, organisation, business or individual.

Consultation starts on Stromlo Pool

The ACT Government committed $33 million as part of the 2016-17 ACT Budget for a new 50 metre pool at Stromlo Forest Park. The new facility will include a 50 metre pool, program pool (used for learn to swim or aqua aerobics), reception, kiosk, administration area and change rooms.

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Changes to legislation removed the requirement to publish public notices in newspapers. Public notices can now be published on an ACT Government website. For more information about Red Tape Reduction please visit the Access Canberra website.

Public notice Release date
Application for Liquor Licence 03 Dec 2016
Application for Liquor Licence 03 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 02 Dec 2016
Application for Real Estate Agent Licence 02 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 01 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 01 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 01 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 01 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 01 Dec 2016
Application for Liquor Licence 01 Dec 2016
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