National On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate

The ACT Government is administering the National On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme on behalf of the Australian Government. The scheme will run over 3 years from 1 July 2018 with the aim to improve farm resilience to drought by: addressing animal welfare needs during drought assisting primary producers to be more resilient for future […]

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2018

ACT Farmer Support Package

The ACT Government has announced an assistance package for the ACT’s rural landholders as a result of the current dry conditions. This follows on from work we’ve done with farmers in recent years to build their resilience for dealing with the increasing likelihood of dry conditions due to climate change. The package is designed to […]

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Volunteer to Help Understand Local Urban Microclimates

Participate in a national citizen science microclimate monitoring project in partnership with RMIT University over one weekend afternoon in summer 2018/19. Outputs from this research will help inform government policy on city cooling measures.

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Citizen Science Hunts for the Echidna  

Guardian Australia (newspaper) is encouraging people to take part in the echidna CSI project. Download the free app, then photograph your local echidna or collect a sample of their scat and help to save the echidna.

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