Community Noticeboard

New maps reveal old Canberra
Release date: 22 May 2017
Mick Gentleman, MLA

Minister for Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman today announced new maps have been added to the ACT Government’s mapping service ACTmapi, allowing Canberrans to see maps of the ACT and surrounding region dating back to the 1800s with just the click of a mouse.

ACT Budget to support a safe and vibrant nightlife in CBR
Release date: 22 May 2017
Joint media release: Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA and Gordon Ramsay MLA

The 2017-18 Budget will deliver on the ACT Government’s election commitment to help make nights out in Canberra more fun, lively and safe.

Intimate image abuse on agenda at first law ministers meeting for 2017
Release date: 20 May 2017
Joint media release: Gordon Ramsay MLA and Mick Gentleman MLA

ACT ministers for law and policing joined their ministerial colleagues from across the country to agree to continue the fight against intimate image abuse, protect older Australians from abuse, tackle cyber crime and crack down on unexplained wealth.

Haig Park drop-in session cancelled, two extra added
Release date: 19 May 2017
Chief Minister and Treasury Directorate

Due to the wet weather forecast tomorrow (Saturday, 20 May) the drop-in consultation session that was planned for the Turner end of Haig Park from 9am to 10.30am has been cancelled.

ACT Budget to support innovation in the capital
Release date: 19 May 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

The ACT is set to play a major role in the development of self-driving vehicle technology thanks to new Government investment through the 2017-18 Budget.

Record investment to care for Canberra’s children and young people
Release date: 18 May 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government will hire more people to protect Canberra’s most vulnerable children as part of the 2017-18 Budget. This record investment will ensure the child protection system continues to deliver better services to children and young people in Canberra.

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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.

Walk Safely to School Day
19 May 2017

Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual, national event when all Primary School children are encouraged to walk and commute safely to school. It is a community event seeking to promote road safety, health, public transport and the environment.

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.

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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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