ACT Smart



  • FEAST – a Year 5 and 6 food waste education program from OzHarvest.


Indigenous Outreach

  • Richie Allan is a Ngunnawal Educator who runs tours, programs for kids and visits schools.
  • ACT Parks Murumbung Rangers share cultural knowledge about caring for country across ACT’s parks and reserves.
  • Gilawarra Arts are a local arts business that can run workshops.
  • Adam Shipp is a Wiradjuri man who specialises in plants and bush tucker. He visits schools and runs tours and workshops.
  • Greening Australia and Icon Water’s Ngadyung Program – schools can learn about water quality and bush tucker from Indigenous Training and Engagement Officer, Aaron Chatfield.
  • Dhawura cultural tours by Ngunawal man, Tyronne Bell



Urban trees

  • Visit the Arboretum for climate research.
  • Visit the Australian National Botanic Gardens to explore different ecosystems and learn about plant ecology.

Citizen science

  • Help keep our waterways clean and monitor native wildlife with Waterwatch.
  • Monitor frog species and abundance with Frogwatch.
  • Use the FrogID to record frog sightings.
  • Use Canberra Nature Map to record sightings of plants and animals you see across Canberra.

The Academy of Future Skills can provide teaching support and resources (including monitoring tools and lab space) to schools/classes when learning about sustainability.


Visual art