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5 September 2022

Living infrastructure requirements commence

The ACT Government has introduced new rules in the Territory Plan that will help future development adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.

23 August 2022

Professional Engineer Registration Scheme

The ACT Government is calling for feedback on the implementation of a scheme for the registration of professional engineers.

10 August 2022

New rules promote active travel

The ACT Government is changing the requirements for new buildings to have secure bike parking, change rooms and other end-of-trip facilities.

5 August 2022

Yarralumla Brickworks - change to the Territory Plan

The amendment will change the zoning of a small portion of the site to the Commercial CZ6 Leisure and Accommodation zone, bringing the entire site under the same zone. The amendment will also clarify the rules around floor area limits for shops and offices.

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ACT Planning Strategy

Planning for a sustainable, competitive and equitable city that is responsive to the future and resilient to change.

Build, buy or renovate

Bringing together information for community and industry when building, buying or renovating a property.

Homes and Housing

Helping you find the right housing option for you, including public and community housing, emergency and temporary housing, affordable home purchase and rental assistance.

Public Housing Renewal

Delivering the biggest upgrade to Canberra's ageing public housing since self-government in 1989.


Making Canberra a liveable and sustainable city.

Loose Fill Asbestos Coordination

Implementing a compassionate, safe, efficient and innovative program to eliminate loose fill asbestos insulation from Canberra suburbs.

Backyard Lifeguard

As a community we are all responsible for safety around pools and together we can reduce the risk of children drowning in swimming pools in the ACT.