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ACT Health relocation to Woden to boost local economy
Release date: 25 May 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

ACT Health has officially taken up residence in its contemporary office space in Woden, a move designed to support the Woden Town Centre after a number of Federal Government agencies left the area.

ACT Budget to invest more to meet the needs of all students
Release date: 25 May 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

The ACT Government will continue its focus on equity in our education system investing more in supporting all students to get the most from their learning, regardless of individual circumstances, characteristics or background.

New grants for better progress towards zero emissions
Release date: 25 May 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Non-profit organisations and individuals can now apply for up to $25,000 funding for innovative projects supporting the ACT community's transition to net zero emissions, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury announced.

2017 Actsmart Business Sustainability Award winners announced
Release date: 25 May 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Businesses across the Canberra region were recognised for their commitment to making a change towards a more sustainable future at the annual Actsmart Business Sustainability Awards.

New White Ribbon themed fire pumper unveiled
Release date: 24 May 2017
Mick Gentleman, MLA

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman has unveiled the latest addition to ACT Fire & Rescue's fleet, a brand new urban fire pumper to be housed at Kambah Fire Station.

Better schools in Gungahlin
Release date: 24 May 2017
Yvette Berry, MLA

Kids in Harrison, Gold Creek, Bonner and Palmerston will benefit from better local schools thanks to the 2017-18 Budget.

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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.

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.

National Capital Rally
26 - 28 May 2017

Get up close to international motor sport stars as the Australian round of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship returns to Canberra better than ever for 2017 with the National Capital Rally.

The Makers & Shakers Market Canberra
27 May 2017

Whether it's home-wares, furniture, food, flowers, stationery or photography, jewellery or fashion, The Makers and Shakers Market aim is to give quality makers an affordable and fun place to show and sell their wares and for shoppers to have a awesome day out.

Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show
27 May 2017

Members of the Canberra Lapidary Club will have their collections on display, and will be demonstrating some of the techniques being taught at the club such as how to grind and polish rock into cabochons, and how to facet a stone into a sparkling gem.

National Botanic Gardens Open Day
28 May 2017

The National Botanic Gardens Open Day celebrates the gardens with craft activities, behind-the-scenes tours, botanic art demonstrations, face painting, yoga and massage, and more.

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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.

Light rail construction updates
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Construction of stage one of the Light Rail Network is now underway, with work progressing on the 12 kilometre City to Gungahlin corridor. The ACT Government has also endorsed a City to Woden corridor as the preferred next stage in the development of the network. Stay up to date with construction activities along the corridor via the weekly newsletter.

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