Community Noticeboard

Launching Renewable Energy Day
Release date: 03 December 2016
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The ACT will celebrate its commitment to renewable energy and our clean energy future, and Canberra residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Renewable Energy Day and discover the wind and solar technologies that have transformed our region.

A day to celebrate people with disabilities
Release date: 03 December 2016
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

Rachel Stephen-Smith has attended IGNITE & FRIENDS at Belconnen Arts Centre and launched the Canberra Times International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) Supplement "Let's Talk About Disability".

Celebrating Canberra’s youth sector at the annual YOGIE Awards
Release date: 02 December 2016
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith was pleased to present the Youth Coalition 2016 YOGIE Awards, celebrating and recognising the work of the Youth Sector in the ACT.

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.

Night resurfacing works on College Street, Belconnen
Release date: 02 December 2016
Transport Canberra and City Services

Resurfacing work at College Street in Belconnen is expected to be completed over three nights starting on Sunday 4 December 2016 to extend the life of the road pavement.

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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.

Sunset Cinema Canberra
11 November - 17 December 2016

Round up the crew and book yourself a spot at Sunset Cinema! Sit back, relax and enjoy the Canberra twilight with friends & family this November. Oh, and throw in some good food, great film (AND a bean bag) for good measure!

Christmas in the City
17 November - 24 December 2016

The Christmas Food Markets in Civic Square will be a foodies' dream, featuring a number of delicious culinary themed nights over the course of the week such as Burgers and Beers, Sweet Treats, Cocktails and Canapés and Street Food. Next to the food markets, along Ainslie Place, will be the inaugural Christmas Handcrafted Gifts and Arts Markets, offering a variety of unique local stallholders under a canopy of fairy lights.

Victoria Bitter ODI: Australia v New Zealand
6 December 2016

Trans-Tasman rivalry will be at it's best for the Victoria Bitter ODI: Australia v New Zealand. The Chappell-Hadlee series returns to Australian shores for the first time since 2008-09. Canberra hosts the second one day international of the series at Manuka Oval.

Night Market Canberra
9 December 2016

Night Market Canberra returns this Christmas! You will be spoilt for choice with an array of market stalls selling a huge range of products. Browse through everything from homewares, accessories, clothing, jewellery, lifestyle and artisan products. There'll be delicious street eats, live music, entertainment and more.

The Commons Street Feast
9 - 18 December 2016

Gluttony never tasted so good as the inaugural The Commons Street Feast assembles your every guilty food pleasure into a 10-day summer celebration of street food and fun.

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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
Annual Review of Environmental Authorisation - multiple organisations 05 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 05 Dec 2016
ACT Tree Register - Proposed Cancellation 05 Dec 2016
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 05 Dec 2016
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
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