News and announcements

ACT Road Safety Fund Grants Program

The ACT Government is inviting individuals and groups with ideas to make Canberra’s roads safer to apply for an ACT road safety grant.

The 2017 ACT Road Safety Fund grants program will provide funding for a range of activities including road safety programs and rehabilitation services, road safety education and public awareness campaigns, research and investigations on road safety issues and road safety audits, feasibility studies and evaluations into road design and construction.

The ACT Road Safety Fund Advisory Board will consider applications and recommend projects to the Minister for funding.  The Board has identified the following strategic priority areas for projects this year:

  • vulnerable road users
  • improving road safety through greater links and promotion of sustainable transport
  • speed management;
  • impaired driving
  • incentive based schemes for improving road safety

The grants program is open to any individual, community or private organisation, school or university. For more information, visit…

» Read More

National Road Safety Week: 8 – 14 May 2017

From 8 – 14 May 2017, Canberra will turn yellow in support of National Road Safety Week (NRSW).  Development

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate, Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate and ACT Policing have…

» Read More

ACT Liquor Reform

On 11 May 2017, the Liquor Amendment Bill was passed by the Legislative Assembly.
The reforms improve the vibrancy of Canberra’s nightlife precincts, remove unnecessary regulation for the liquor and hospitality industry,…

» Read More

Learn to Ride Cycle Training Facility in Tuggeranong

The Learn to Ride cycle training facility in Tuggeranong is now open for young cyclists to practice their riding skills and learn about road safety.

Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury,…

» Read More

Inquiry into the Treatment in Custody of Detainee Steven Freeman

The Government has released its response to the Independent Inquiry into the Treatment in Custody of Detainee Steven Freeman.

Independent Reviewer, Mr Philip Moss AM, provided the inquiry report to the Minister for Corrections Shane…

» Read More