Lake Burley Griffin management

Update 4 November 2020

Step up to Clean up

It’s nearly time for the annual Clean-up Lake Burley Griffin Day event!

On Sunday 15 November 2020 from 9 am to 12 pm, join the NCA and the Canberra community in cleaning up our beloved LBG.


Alert 7 October 2020

The release of the parking app today means that you can either pay by app – fast and reliable, no ticket needed OR pay by parking machine, where you’ll need to display your ticket as currently required.

For more information about how to pay anywhere, anytime by the app, please go to our FAQs or Introduction pages.

Alert 21 September 2020

The National Capital Authority (NCA) will be conducting works to upgrade parking ticket machines on the National Estate from Monday 21 September to Friday 9 October 2020.

The new parking ticket machines will require users to enter licence plate details to obtain a ticket and display on the dashboard, as is current practice. Instructions will also be shown on the new parking machines.

For further enquiries please contact NCA Parking at

Alert 16 July 2020

As the administrator of the Government’s pay parking scheme on national land, fees will increase from Monday 17 August 2020.

The daily rate will increase by 50 cents to $15.00 per day. This increase is in line with the initial pay parking scheme roll out, and increases advised in 2018 for the next two years.

The hourly rate will also be increased, going up by 20 cents from the current price of $3.10 per hour, to $3.30 per hour. 


Update 23 September

Captain Cook Memorial Jet

The Captain Cook Memorial Jet will be temporarily shut down for 2 days on 6 and 7 October 2020 for maintenance activities.

Alert 23 September 2020

King Park Improvement Strategy Concept Plan

The National Capital Authority (NCA) would appreciate your input into the planning and design of possible improvements to Kings Park.

Click here to find out more about the proposals, view the concept plan and take part in the survey. Consultation Closes 5 pm Friday 16 October 2020.

Alert 17 August 2020

National Emergency Services Memorial

Some panels on the National Emergency Services Memorial will be removed this Wednesday 19 August 2020 to be retreated to correct any discolouration. Panels should be re-installed in about two weeks time. 

Update 5 June 2020

Aspen Island now open

We’ve been working hard on landscaping Aspen Island for your enjoyment.

Aspen Island is now open - make time to visit and see the newly created accessible grassed area, upgraded walking paths and beach improvements.

Unfortunately, the National Carillon bells are yet to chime due to delays with the experts based in UK and parts slow to arrive due to COVID-19. We hope to have the bells ringing as soon as possible and will be sure to update you on the Carillon’s progress.