Ginninderra News

  • 16 Jun 2017

    Making positive impact at Ginninderra

    This week we shed more light on CSIRO’s ambitions and the positive impact we anticipate from the Ginninderra venture. We also debunk a few myths that have circulated in the media. In targeting new benchmarks for innovation in sustainable urban development, CSIRO Ginninderra will...

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  • 14 Jun 2017

    Project update – June

    This past month, much of our focus was on the two community planting days held on Sunday 21 May and Sunday 28 May and organised with the support of the Ginninderra Catchment Group. A big ‘thank you’ to all volunteers who took part. Due...

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  • 08 Jun 2017

    Striving for more affordable housing options

    Housing affordability remains a major challenge across many parts of Australia including in the national capital – home of CSIRO Ginninderra.  Further to our 2016 Think Tank, we remain committed to helping to address this challenge through the future sustainable development proposed at CSIRO...

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  • 02 Jun 2017

    Green Army helps restore shrubs to the woodlands

    In days gone by, the ecosystems of the Box Gum Grassy Woodlands of the Canberra region were managed by local Aboriginal people who lived off the land and its multitude of native species. Among other practices, the first Australians used fire to help manage...

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  • 01 Jun 2017

    Thank you one and all!

    A big ‘thank you’ to all volunteers who took part in our two community planting days on 21 and 28 May. Last Sunday a further 74 people took part and were able to cover three plots with 875 shrubs. That means, thanks to the...

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