Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as traditional custodians of the ACT and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.
An environmentally sustainable ACT, region and Australia
To act as an independent voice for the environment and sustainability in the ACT, and promote community engagement.
Transparency, integrity, independence, research, rigour, inclusion.
Land health in the ACT
Human wellbeing as well as terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems are dependent on healthy land.
Aquatic ecosystems in the ACT
Healthy aquatic ecosystems are essential to the ACT’s biodiversity, urban community, and agriculture.
Urban trees in the ACT
Canberra’s urban trees are invaluable for protecting and enhancing biodiversity, and as a buffer against the impacts of climate change.
Air Quality in the ACT
Air quality is one of the most tangible indicators of the state of our local environment, and directly affects human health and wellbeing.