Sustainability

ACT Smart

ACTSmart

ACTSmart is your one-stop-shop for ACT Government rebates and assistance that will help you save energy and water, reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Through ACTSmart, the ACT Government is helping households, businesses, schools and community groups contribute to a more sustainable future and to reduce the ACT's carbon footprint.

ACT Sustainable Schools Initiative

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

The ACT Sustainable Schools website contains information to assist students, teachers and parents in making their school more environmentally sustainable.

Climate Change Policy

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

The ACT Government is committed to achieving carbon neutrality in its own operations by 2020, demonstrating leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Information on the Climate Change Policy Unit, the challenge, climate change strategy, energy saving programs, tips to reduce emissions, the Carbon Neutral Government Fund and more can be found on the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate website.

Green Vehicles Stamp Duty Scheme

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The Green Vehicles Stamp Duty Scheme sets differential duty costs for new light vehicles to provide an incentive for the purchase of low emission vehicles and a disincentive against the purchase of vehicles with poor environmental performance.

Home Energy Advice Service

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

The Home Energy Advice Service is an independent advice and information service – available to all ACT residents and is designed to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, without compromising on comfort within your home.

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve is situated in the north-east section of the suburb of Gungahlin. Information on its Critically Endangered status, wildlife control, feral animal control, research and monitoring, photos and a time line of ecological protection measures implemented since January 2008.

Sustainability and Environment

Icon Water

Icon Water manages the water and sewerage business and assets in the ACT and is continually looking at ways to ensure business and environmental sustainability.

The ACT Planning Strategy

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

This key strategic document sets actions to direct and manage urban growth and change in the Territory to 2030 and beyond to achieve the social, environmental and economic sustainability of Canberra. The 2012 strategy is a policy for both government and the community.

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