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Community Services Directorate
At its fourth meeting on Tuesday 4 July 2017, the Child and Youth Protection Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee (CYPQAI) maintained its focus on contributing to the quality of child protection policy and practice in the ACT.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
If you love our local waterways, please have your say on a review of our fishing laws. The discussion paper and survey are at www.yoursay.act.gov.au. Consultation closes on 5 February 2018.Read more
A new and improved ‘Fix My Street’ website now offers more information on what’s going on in your local area.Read more
In the 2017-18 Budget, the ACT Government committed $23.5 million over four years to combat domestic and family violence in the ACT. The Office of the Coordinator-General for Family Safety is progressing the Safer Families package by working across government and the community.Read more
The next stage of the revitalisation of the former Red Hill public housing precinct is on track, with demolition work set to begin in early August.
The first stage of the work will involve the removal of hazardous material using specialist contractors before proceeding to structural demolition. Demolition works are expected to be completed by March 2018.