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Segway Review Discussion Paper

Since 2011, the ACT has allowed the use of Segway vehicles by commercial guided tour operators in the central basin area of Lake Burley Griffin. The ACT Government is committed to reviewing the use of Segways and Segway type vehicles in the ACT.

Outcome of 2016 Segway Review

On 22 December 2016, the Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs, Shane Rattenbury announced the release of the 2016 Segway Review Report.  The report sets out issues relating to allowing private and extended commercial use of Segway vehicles on roads and road related areas in the ACT. The report considers evidence about the use of Segways in the ACT and other Australian and overseas jurisdictions, and draws on issues and views raised in received public submissions.

In light of the Review Report findings, regulation changes will be progressed in early 2017 to allow private and commercial Segway use in the ACT. The regulation…

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Expressions of Interest for Appointment as a Resident Judge of the ACT Supreme Court

The ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as a resident judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.

Expressions of interest…

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Information sharing to improve the response to family violence in the ACT

Privacy laws operate in all Australian jurisdictions to ensure that individuals  control their personal information, subject to limited exceptions. Commonwealth, state and territory laws prescribe the circumstances under which information can be shared, who it…

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Nominate a mobile road safety camera location

Members of the public are invited to nominate locations where mobile road safety cameras could be used to help address speeding and improve road safety. The ‘nominate a mobile camera location’ is a feature of…

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ACT Road Crash Report for 2015

The Minister for Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury has released the annual ACT Road Crash Report. This year’s report, which relates to the 2015 calendar year, shows that 15 people were killed and 131 hospitalised following…

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