Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) needs to have a bolder climate action plan to bring it in line with the NSW government's new emissions reduction target.
"Why does the Chief Minister pour hundreds of thousands of taxpayers' dollars into the inner north through the City Renewal Authority to implement silly activation programs and pop-ups?," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
Last week the National Capital Authority announced its long-awaited Tree Management Policy. So much ambition to do so much for the trees on national land. Yet there was an obvious lingering question, writes columnist PAUL COSTIGAN...
Canberra's inviting woodlands are becoming an important flight diversion for a species of parrot under threat, suffering one of Australia's worse predation rates.
"When Canberra city needs every piece of biodiversity and green infrastructure to deal with the coming climate crisis, how on earth did anyone at the War Memorial think it was okay to let the bulldozers loose on so many trees. In the end this could be 100 or more trees that will go," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"What of the animal terrorists we’ve imported, bred in their millions and set loose upon the native wildlife? What of the feral cats, foxes, cane toads, wild pigs, donkeys, horses and camels that ravage the land and its unique and fascinating inhabitants?" writes "The Gadfly columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.