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Discussion Paper on Consorting Laws for the ACT

The Attorney-General Simon Corbell MLA has released a Discussion Paper to provide the community and stakeholders with an opportunity to consider and provide input on the potential introduction of consorting laws for the ACT to target serious and organised criminal activity.

The Discussion Paper provides background information about the nature of serious and organised crime and the application of consorting laws in Australian jurisdictions. It also outlines a potential model for consorting legislation that could be adopted in the Territory. The final part of the Discussion Paper highlights a number of key issues for consideration.

The Government invites stakeholders and members of the public to make a submission in response to this consultation paper by COB 7 July 2016.

To see the full discussion paper and information please see the Discussion Paper on Consorting Laws for the ACT page.


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Expressions of Interest for Appointment as President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, Simon Corbell MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) from January 2017.…

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Inquiry into the Treatment in Custody of Detainee Steven Freeman

The Government is undertaking an independent inquiry into the management of the custody and care of detainee Steven Freeman at the AMC to ensure that ACT Corrective Services systems operated effectively. 

This inquiry cannot examine…

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ACT Community Road Safety Grants Program

Minister for Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury, is calling on individuals and groups with ideas to improve road safety in the ACT to apply for a community grant.

The ACT Community Road Safety Grants program will…

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Corrections Review of Royal Commission Recommendations

ACT Corrective Services has released a report of its 2014-15 Internal Review of recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC).

The Royal Commission was completed in 1991 and remains the benchmark…

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