Community Noticeboard

WorkSafe ACT well progressed in implementing Audit recommendations
Release date: 24 February 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The implementation of recommendations made in the Auditor-General's Performance Audit of WorkSafe ACT's administrative processes of Mr Fluffy demolitions is progressing well, Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations Rachel Stephen-Smith said.

Have your say on smoke-free public transport waiting areas
Release date: 24 February 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Canberrans are encouraged to have their say on whether public transport waiting areas, including bus interchanges, bus stops, future light rail stops and taxi ranks across the ACT, should be made smoke-free.

Extension of transitional funding secured for ACT community organisations
Release date: 23 February 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government has negotiated a funding extension for a series of community organisations as part of the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Canberra's light rail project wins international award
Release date: 23 February 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Stage 1 of Canberra’s light rail network has been awarded the Asia-Pacific Transport Deal of the Year 2016 by Project Finance International.

Canberra's workers worse off with cuts to penalty rates
Release date: 23 February 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government strongly disagrees with the decision handed down by the Fair Work Commission to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates.

Community encouraged to visually check, not touch switchboards following recall of breakers
Release date: 23 February 2017
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

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.

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Friday Nights At the NFSA
10 - 24 February 2017

Friday Nights at the NFSA in February, the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) courtyard is the place to be for drinks, DJs and tasty treats. Join the fun and then stay for a screening.

ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show
24 - 26 February 2017

The award winning ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show features more than 150 attractions, 5000 animals, 450 trade displays and 1500 competitors.

Miss Muddy Canberra
25 February 2017

Miss Muddy Canberra is a fun female five kilometre event full of colour, foam, music, mud, bubbles, water balloons and big bouncy obstacles.

Summer Three Sixty Fashion Market
26 February 2017

Three Sixty Fashion Market is a niche Canberra market dedicated to recycling vintage, retro, handmade and pre-loved fashion. This fashion market is ideal for stylish and discerning shoppers after quality fashionable clothing items.

Films at the National Film and Sound Archive
Year round

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents an extensive screening program and a range of special events throughout the year.

Ranger Guided Activities at Tidbinbilla
Year round

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve offers an extensive program of guided walks and activities and special school holiday activities throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to see Australian wildlife in this beautiful natural environment.

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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.

Access Canberra has moved
Access Canberra

Access Canberra has moved to new locations, offering easier transactions, more services and less waiting in line.

Access Canberra Woden has relocated to the brand new Access Canberra Service Centre in the Cosmopolitan Building, Woden Town Square - just around the corner from the bus interchange. The new Woden Service Centre offers over 200 services, faster transactions and features touch screen terminals so you can complete your transactions easily online. Payments at the new service centre are electronic only using debit or credit card.

Access Canberra Fyshwick shopfront has closed. All other services previously offered at this location are available at our existing Access Canberra Service Centres in Tuggeranong, Belconnen (electronic transactions only) and Woden (electronic transactions only).

Land titles and revenue services, previously available at our Fyshwick shopfront, are now located at Dame Pattie Menzies House, 16 Challis Street, Dickson. These services will only be available at this new location.

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Should public transport waiting areas be smoke-free?

Canberrans are encouraged to have their say on whether public transport waiting areas across the ACT should be made smoke-free. The proposal would include banning smoking within five meters of all publicly and privately owned transport waiting areas, including bus and coach interchanges, residential bus stops, taxi ranks, light rail stations and train stations.

Active living

Help the ACT Government ensure future developments support healthy living in the ACT by embedding active living principles into the Territory Plan.

City Activation

Canberra is changing and so is our city centre. Now is your opportunity to help shape the future of the city centre to reflect what we love about it, your aspirations and its potential!

Lower Cotter Catchment Draft Reserve Management Plan

Have your say on the management of the Lower Cotter Catchment. The draft management plan proposes actions to guide further rehabilitation of the catchment and protect the quality of Canberra’s drinking water.

Provisional Further Heritage Decision of Glenburn Precinct, Kowen

The ACT Heritage Council invites the Canberra community to comment on the Provisional Further Heritage Decision of Glenburn Precinct in Kowen.

Provisional Heritage Registration of City Railway Remnants in Kingston and Reid

The ACT Heritage Council invites the Canberra community to comment on the Provisional Heritage Registration of City Railway Remnants, Kingston and Reid.

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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 Real Estate Agent Licence 24 Feb 2017
Application for Real Estate Agent Licence 24 Feb 2017
Application for Real Estate Agent Licence 24 Feb 2017
Commencement of Technical Amendment TA2016-17 24 Feb 2017
Environment Protection Agreement - multiple organisations 24 Feb 2017
Application for Environmental Authorisation - multiple organisations 24 Feb 2017
Application for Real Estate Agent Licence 21 Feb 2017
Application for Liquor Licence 21 Feb 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 20 Feb 2017
Application for Employment Agent Licence 20 Feb 2017
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