Australian Capital Territory

Dorte Ekelund to retire as ACT planning head

Director-general of Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development for the ACT government Dorte Ekelund has announced she will not renew her contract, which is due to expire in mid-April. Ms Ekelund,…

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.

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…

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.

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…