Advancing sustainability through advocacy, independent scrutiny, reporting and advice on environmental matters.
Independence - we empower through objectivity, transparent processes, considered evaluations and appropriate confidentiality.
Caring - our high regard for the environment, our community, and future generations sustains our efforts.
Innovation - we seek to use the best available knowledge to pursue solutions that may not be evident or even exist yet.
Empathy - we take realistic approaches in recognising the realities faced by the individuals and organisations with whom we engage.
Collaboration - we take an integrated and inclusive approach.Learn more about the Commissioner
Investigations & Special Reports
- Audit assessment
- Canberra Nature Park investigation
- Grasslands investigation
- Lake Burley Griffin investigation
- Canberra's Urban Forest investigation
Feeling chilly - Why not attend the free Australian Institute of Architects Solar House Day tomorrow afternoon? Sarah Lebner, from Light House Architecture says a sustainable home is designed to capture winter sun while the summer sun is shaded. The building should be well insulated and air leakage minimised. http://www.architecture.com.au/events/state-territory/act-chapter/act-events Paul Barnett Design Group Pty. Ltd. ACT Government Environment and Planning Directorate Canberra Environment Centre Conservation Council ACT Region The Australian Institute of Architects Australian Institute of Landscape Architects - AILA The Climate Council Light House architecture and science #solarhouse #solar #architects
Tiny house living is one way young adults can enter our expensive housing market. Check out this minimalist Dutch version which employs clear sightlines, large windows and contemporary design. http://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/legal-tiny-house-marjolein-jonker.html #tiny #house #desgin #minimalism #housing #affordability #CBR #Canberra Lachlan Richardson Panama Leaver Alexander Garrett Paul Barnett Design Group Pty. Ltd. Taylor Daniell The Tiny House Company ACT Government Master Builders Association of the ACT The Australian Institute of Architects
News/Social Media RSS feed
- Enviro Comm: Good morning from Lyneham Wetland. https://t.co/HEJ3HOwYFn
- Enviro Comm: RT @CompactofMayors: Australia's new solar farm will power nearly 3000 homes with cleaner electricity in year 1 https://t.co/QveQZhzLK6 htt…
- Enviro Comm: RT @TimBuckleyIEEFA: Indian coal imports peaked in FY2015, declined 8% in FY2016 and @PiyushGoyal forecasts a 20% decline in FY2017 https:/…
- Enviro Comm: RT @TristanEdis: Might be useful info for you @mattjcan @StevenCiobo @JoshFrydenberg https://t.co/a1cWQ9nBDd
- Enviro Comm: RT @NoonanJack: #Wine without #waste: @DeBortoliwines aims to be Australia's first zero-waste winery https://t.co/HZ64eYy7OH #climatechange