Freedom of Information

The Justice and Community Safety (JACS) Directorate is committed to giving the community greater access to government information.

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Find a Justice of the Peace

You can locate an ACT Justice of the Peace in a number of ways.


View the legislation register

The legislation register is an authorised electronic statute book that provides the community with free and quick access to ACT legislation and related information.


Feedback and complaints

All feedback submissions via any of the Access Canberra facilities – phone, online, over the counter, or in writing, are directed to the Directorate.

News and announcements

02 Jun 2023

Independent review to reduce First Nations over-representation in ACT justice system

The ACT Government has announced an Independent Review to address the over-representation of First Nations people in the justice system.

02 Jun 2023

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

The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, Mr Shane Rattenbury MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as the President of the ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal from January 2024.

30 May 2023

Justice and Community Safety Directorate Reconciliation Action Plan 2023-2025

The Justice and Community Safety (JACS) Directorate is pleased to present our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2023 – 2025.  This RAP is our commitment to our First Nations colleagues, to advance reconciliation within our directorate and also in the broader community.

23 May 2023

Resilience Awards 2023

The Resilience Awards were established in 2000 and celebrate initiatives designed to build and strengthen community resilience when faced with disasters and emergencies and help keep the ACT safe.