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Investing in Canberra’s youth
Release date: 15 November 2018
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

Family Safety Hub launches first early intervention pilot for pregnant women and new parents
Release date: 14 November 2018
Joint media release - Yvette Berry, MLA | Meegan Fitzharris MLA

Upcoming Having a Home Forum about housing options for people with disability
Release date: 13 November 2018
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

Illawarra Hawks building a nest in Canberra
Release date: 13 November 2018
Yvette Berry, MLA

Planning for future growth in Gungahlin
Release date: 13 November 2018
Mick Gentleman, MLA

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Dive into summer

The outdoor pools at Manuka Pool, Canberra Olympic Pool and the Splash Park at the Lakeside Leisure Centre open this weekend and Dickson Pool opened earlier this week.

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.

NightFest at Commonwealth Park

As the sun sets over Commonwealth Park, Floriade becomes an illuminated wonderland as NightFest returns with five nights of entertainment, food, and more from Wednesday 26 September until Sunday 30 September. Book your tickets early.

BMX National Series Round 6

From 15 September to 16 September 2018, the BMX Australia National Series will land in Australia’s capital for the penultimate round of what is set to be a thrilling series.

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The Heritage Festival is back!

Get ready to grab your Jane Austen bonnets, bush dancing shoes, and Lederhosen. The Canberra and Region Heritage Festival is back for 2018! This year’s theme My Culture, My Story is a 16 day celebration of stories from the many communities, cultures and identities that make up out city. Now in its 36th year, the Festival includes 100 plus events happening across the capital from 14 to 29 April 2018. The Festival program is now live and waiting for you to plan your Festival experience.

Container Deposit Scheme

A Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) is coming to the ACT in 2018. Under the CDS, you will be able to return your empty beverage containers to an approved collection point to receive a 10 cent refund. More information can be found on the Transport Canberra and City Services website.

Dickson Section 72

Dickson Section 72 has been identified by the ACT Government as a site with a number of opportunities where broader community benefits could be readily realized. We are consulting on the future of the precinct as part of the ACT Government’s commitment to work with the community and service providers to explore options for future uses of Dickson Section 72. Consultation closes 16 March 2018, visit Your Say website for more information.

Your Guide to Summer Safety

Every year, many Australians suffer from heat-related stress and illness, which can range from mild to very serious. As summer temperatures climb, ACT Health urges people to prepare by taking some of the simple precautions discussed below to keep comfortable and safe in the hot weather.

Have your say on ACT fishing laws

If you love our local waterways, please have your say on a review of our fishing laws. The discussion paper and survey are at Consultation closes on 5 February 2018.

Visit the new Fix My Street website

A new and improved ‘Fix My Street’ website now offers more information on what’s going on in your local area.

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Help us improve website information for Canberrans

The ACT Government is working to present online information about our essential government services in a way that makes better sense to the community.

This means less websites, clear content that is easy to find, and design consistency across all ACT Government content.

To help us do this, we’re undertaking user research to better understand how people find information on our websites.

If you’d like to participate, just click the link to complete a short sorting exercise.

Your Say

Share ideas and have your say on a range of government projects and initiatives across Canberra via the Your Say website.

The ACT Government is committed to improving the accessibility of web content. To provide feedback or request an accessible version of a document please contact us or phone 13 22 81.