National Capital Authority (Board)
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
The National Capital Authority (NCA) operates under the ACT Planning and Land Management Act 1988 (the PALM Act) and performs a range of functions in respect of protecting the Commonwealth's interest in the planning and management of the national capital. It prepares and administers a National Capital Plan. The functions of the NCA provide an enduring framework to secure the planning and development of Canberra as the capital; to accommodate the Seat of Government and associated national and cultural requirements; to provide national public places for all Australians to visit and enjoy; to enhance the unique character and symbolic meaning of the capital, and to develop appreciation of the capital as a reflection of our democracy and national life.
Type of Body
R. Management Board
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988, section 5
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
X. Internal Management
31 January 1989
Current board appointments