Suburban Land Agency

We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as traditional custodians of the ACT and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Artwork by Leilani Keen-Church

Paining by local artist Leilani Keen-Church

Case studies

These sustainability case studies showcase how we embed sustainability into all our work.

Aeode - 'Mother Nature' mural
Whitlam’s streets are named for artists

Did you know that some of the streets in Whitlam are named after artists? We’re working with artists and the creative sector to celebrate art and spark curiosity and joy in our public spaces in Whitlam.

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A Place-led approach for Belconnen Renewal

Learn how we're revitalising Belconnen’s town centre with a Place-led approach.

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Coombs Playspace - Ruth Park Playground

Learn more about the Ruth Park Playground. A vibrant and exciting space that has captured the Coombs community's imagination.

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Care, Share, Repair – Events for sustainable living

We host events to support sustainable living – to learn about reusing, repairing and sharing resources to keep them out of landfill.

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Using circular materials

Reducing our impact on the environment means using less new materials – reusing what we can and including recycled materials in our developments.

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Whitlam water quality project

Protecting our waterways by reducing sediment runoff during construction is critical. We’re leading the way to find better ways to protect the Molonglo Valley from erosion and sediment runoff.

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Our sustainable civil works framework

Integrating sustainability goals into our civil works activities ensures we’re constructing zero emissions suburbs from the ground up.

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Rebates for energy efficient electric homes

Building energy-efficient, all-electric homes helps you contribute to more resilient, zero-emission neighbourhoods.

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Community-scale batteries

Community-scale batteries may one day play an important role in our 100% renewable electricity grid. We’re investigating the opportunity for a community-scale battery for Jacka.

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Cool green roofs

Our innovation precinct green roof not only looks great, but brings exciting sustainability benefits to the home and wider community.

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Taylor verge makeover

We worked with Taylor residents and their community to turn their verge into a climate-wise garden.

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Whitlam living infrastructure project

Our demonstration project at the Innovation Precinct shows how passive irrigation living infrastructure can help street trees grow bigger in new suburbs.

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