News and announcements

Review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012

The Minister for Justice is conducting a review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012. The main purpose of the review is to ensure that the Act is operating effectively and that it continues to meet the needs of residents and operators.

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Needle and Syringe Program Working Group

The Needle and Syringe Program Working Group has been established to develop model(s) for a needle and syringe program to operate in an Australian Capital Territory (ACT) correctional facility to be voted …

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Double jeopardy information paper

The ACT Government has released an information paper on double jeopardy reform to be progressed in the Territory. Double jeopardy refers to the common law rule that no person should be retried for an alleged…

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Safer Cycling Reforms

The ACT will commence a two year trial of the metre matters rule and riding across pedestrian crossings, commencing 1 November 2015.

A 2013–2014 Legislative Assembly inquiry into vulnerable road users identified a range of…

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ACT Government responds to report on domestic and family violence

The Attorney-General, Simon Corbell MLA and the Minister for Women, Yvette Berry MLA have announced the tabling of the Government’s Response to the Report on Domestic and Family Violence, including Sexual Assault, in…

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