Canberra Plant Selector

Environment and Planning Directorate

The Canberra Plant Selector Tool allows you to look up information on a wide range of plants. By being more aware of the growth habit, sun, shade and frost tolerances and the water requirements of plants you can choose plants suited to your garden and save water without restricting your choice of garden design.

Friends of the Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens


The Friends of the Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens (CIAG) is an enthusiastic group of people who are interested in supporting the Arboretum and its on-going development. The Friends offer the opportunity to work within the community and contribute to the development of Australia's newest Arboretum.

The Environmental Defender's Office of the Australian Capital Territory


The Environmental Defenders Office is a non-profit community legal centre advising on environmental and planning law with the aim to assist and increase public awareness of environmental laws and remedies.

Trees and forests

Transport Canberra and City Services

Trees are an integral part of Canberra's landscape and design. Transport Canberra and City Services manages over 700,000 trees in residential streets, major road verges, urban parks and other open space areas throughout the city. Maintenance undertaken by City Services includes pruning, planting and removal of urban trees.

Trees on private land

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate

Approval may be required to work on protected trees on private land. Find out about protected trees and how to get work approvals here.

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