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The ACT wants public servants on e-bikes

Public servants in the ACT may soon be using e-bikes to get between meetings, following the announcement of a new ACT government initiative to promote sustainable and active transport.

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New ACT Law Courts will showcase sustainable design

The redevelopment of the ACT’s law courts will showcase sustainable design in a bid to “meet the territory’s needs for the next 50 years in a more functional, flexible and…

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ACT’s Simon Corbell will not contest election

Simon Corbell, the ACT’s deputy chief minister, attorney general, and minister for the environment, health and the capital metro, has announced he will not contest the 2016 general election.

The NewActon Precinct. Image John Gollings.

Sustainable design stars at state architecture awards

Tremendous examples of sustainable design feature among the winning projects in this year’s Queensland, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory state architecture awards, across categories including public architecture, commercial…

Walter Burley Griffin's designs for Canberra: good bones. and it's come a long way since

Canberra leading the nation on sustainability

When Canberra’s Reverse Solar Auction won this year’s Gold Banksia Award, the nation’s top honour in sustainability, it was no isolated gem of achievement.