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Growing the Anzac Day tradition at the Yarralumla Nursery
Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

With Anzac Day almost upon us again, Yarralumla Nursery is reminding Canberrans they grow three types of plants for sale with links back to Gallipoli.

ACT Libraries closed for Anzac Day
Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

All Libraries ACT branches, including the ACT Heritage Library, will closed for Anzac Day tomorrow,  25 April 2017.

Disruptions at Woden Bus Station Due to Burst Water Main
Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Transport Canberra advises passengers that due to a burst water main at the Woden Bus Station there will be temporary changes to service departure locations until further notice.

New NDIS grants to support Canberrans with a disability
Release date: 24 April 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the Federal Minister for Social Services’ on the successful organisations in the NDIS Information Linkage and Capacity Building (ILC) grant process.

Four new Park & Pedal locations ready to ride Canberrans to work
Release date: 21 April 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Active Canberrans have another four locations to Park & Pedal to work, with new facilities now open at the Glenloch Interchange, in Evatt and at two spots in Hackett.

Canberra one step closer to striking City Deal
Release date: 21 April 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

The ACT Government has taken a major step towards a new ‘City Deal’ for Canberra and the region.

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Canberra and Region Heritage Festival
18 April - 7 May 2017

Heritage is retro, it's vintage, it's the region's story, it's part of everyday life. With over 100 events, most free, you can enjoy tours, open days, dances, talks, dinners, markets and more.

Autumn Colours in the Courtyards tour
22 April to 3 May 2017

Visit the private courtyards of Australian Parliament House. Gain special access to behind the scenes parts of the building, explore unique sculptures and artwork and be enchanted by the beauty of these hidden spaces in their autumn brilliance.

Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial
25 April 2017

Visit the Australian War Memorial and attend the Dawn Service, National ANZAC Day Ceremony and Last Post Ceremony commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces in the First World War.

Above and Beyond
25 March - 23 July 2017

Above and Beyond is the ultimate interactive and multi-sensory flight exhibition at Questacon, celebrating the power of innovation to make dreams take flight. From flying cars and supersonic planes to space elevators and mega-rockets, Above and Beyond takes you faster, further and higher for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Canberra International Music Festival
27 April - 7 May 2017

That's the Canberra International Music Festival. Intimate performances, exceptional musicianship, in some of the capital's most iconic settings.

Ignite Walk Canberra
28 April 2017

Prepare to experience Lake Burley Griffin and the stunning Lennox Gardens in a whole new light at night! Expect to be wowed by live entertainment, neon light installations and music as you glow in the dark.

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Do not pick or eat any wild mushrooms
ACT Health Directorate

ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Paul Kelly is reminding the community not to pick or eat any wild mushrooms found growing in and around the ACT.

Death Cap mushrooms are a deadly, poisonous fungus. In Canberra, the Death Cap mushroom often grow near established oak trees in warm, wet weather typically observed in late summer and autumn. With the recent cool and wet weather, Death Cap mushrooms have been found around Canberra.

ACT Medicinal Cannabis Medical Advisory Panel - Expressions of Interest
ACT Health Directorate

The ACT Minister for Health, Meegan Fitzharris MLA, is seeking expressions of interest to fill positions on the ACT Medicinal Cannabis Advisory Group (the MCAG).

New online map shows mowing progress for Canberra
Transport Canberra and City Services

Canberrans will now be able to keep up to date on where mowing is being conducted throughout the city with the help of a new online mapping tool.

The new mowing map gives people a convenient way to track the progress of mowing in their suburb and the ACT more generally.

The interactive map shows which suburbs in Canberra have been recently mowed and when suburbs will be mowed next. The map will also let the public know of delays to the mowing schedules such as a result of wet weather or high fire danger. The map is updated weekly, to proved accurate information.

Quicklag ELQ Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (RCBO) - Electrical Safety Recall
Access Canberra

Homeowners, government agencies, property managers and electricians are encouraged to check switchboards and load centres following the national recall of a common circuit breaker manufactured by Eaton Industries.

The recall is of various models of the Quicklag ELQ Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (RCBO) which are identifiable through them having a green “test” button and stamped with ‘Eaton ELQ’.

Innovative and sustainable waste management
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

The ACT Government is undertaking a market sounding to seek innovative and sustainable proposals from both the waste and non-waste sectors on how best to achieve the ACT’s waste management objectives.

The Territory is interested in finding solutions for all its waste streams and materials, and for improving its recycling collection.

This is an opportunity for local, national and international businesses and not-for-profit organisations to showcase ideas and solutions that can contribute to the ACT achieving national best practice in waste management.

Interested? Want to be part of the solution?

H2OK - ACT Healthy Waterways
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

ACT Healthy Waterways is a joint initiative of the Australian and ACT governments to protect and improve long-term water quality in the ACT and the Murrumbidgee River system. The project will reduce the level of nutrients and pollutants entering our lakes and waterways that, in turn, have a significant impact on Australia's iconic Murray-Darling Basin.

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