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Category: <span>Planning and Environment</span>

Wood Heaters and Woodsmoke Pollution in Canberra – Tuggeranong Community Council Submission

Wood  heaters and woodsmoke pollution in Canberra has been a long term concern for the people of Tuggeranong, where our ‘inversion layer’ means wood smoke ‘hangs around” and does not dissipate into the atmosphere, often having adverse impact on some people in our community eg …

Community Consultation about the proposed new Materials Recalling and Food Organics and Green Organics Facilities in Hume.

If you are interested and want to find out more about the proposed new Materials Recycling Facility and Food Organics and Green Organics (FOGO) facility for Hume please read the following information at https://www.cityservices.act.gov.au/Infrastructure-Projects/programs/waste-and-recycling-infrastructure/eis-for-new-processing-facilities Besides coming and talking to us and answering questions at out next …

Tuggeranong Community Council Youth Engagement Forum 2021 Summary Report

Here is the final Summary Report of the TCC Youth Engagement Forum 2021 which is a culmination  of ideas and opinions from  thirty three students from seven different high schools and colleges in the Tuggeranong region.  A copy of it will also be sent to all participants, all table facilitators, all principals of all high schools and colleges in the region as well as to relevant ACT government departments. 

Tuggeranong Youth Conversation on Climate Change

Communities@Work, supported by the Tuggeranong Community Council’s Youth Engagement Committee and the YWCA Canberra, invites young people in Tuggeranong to join Lauchlan Duncan and Stephanie Wilson from Climate Change and Sustainability and Kirilly Dickson Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, around a table over pizza to discuss issues

Lake Tuggeranong Research update

At our last TCC meeting we had a talk from Dr Fiona Dyer and Rod Ubrihen from the University of Canberra, who spoke about the research being undertaken on Lake Tuggeranong to stop the annual blue green algal infestations that happens every summer when the heat rises. They said to date, the results were inconclusive and their final report will be submitted to government when all the results are fully analysed. They also indicated that more research would be needed.  Accordingly the Council has written to the Chief Minister asking that ongoing funds be made available for further research and when a solution is decided upon that it be adequately funded.