Government of the Australian Capital Territory


Consultation on dispensing with consent provisions in the Adoption Act 1993: report on consultation outcomes

The ACT Community Services Directorate received over 40 submissions from individuals and organisations in response to their 2018 discussion paper. These highlighted several overarching themes, including a view that the dispensing with consent provisions should prioritise children’s best interests. Feedback from the submissions is outlined...

ACT climate change strategy 2019-25

This strategy outlines the next steps the community, business and the ACT government will take to reduce emissions by 50–60% (below 1990 levels) by 2025 and establish a pathway for achieving net zero emissions by 2045.

Canberra's living infrastructure plan: cooling the city

This plan sets out the ACT government’s commitment to maintain and improve living infrastructure within urban Canberra. The plan's success will rely on the government, local business and the community taking collective action to care for and enhance our living infrastructure.

Disability justice strategy 2019-2029

The three goals of the Disability Justice Strategy focus on the safety and rights of people with disability, the responsiveness of the justice system and how to go about achieving and measuring change.

City to Gungahlin Light Rail: project delivery report

This report records a major milestone for the city of Canberra. It reviews the implementation of the ACT Government’s transformational City to Gungahlin light rail project.