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Address GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601
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The Directory provides a guide to key people, organisations, functions undertaken and services delivered in the ACT Government.

You can contact us via an online feedback system, by telephone or by post.

When seeking feedback online, you can choose to contact us anonymously. If you require a response, you will need to provide contact details.

Access Canberra operators will be able to forward your calls to the correct area.

Access Canberra Contact Centre

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All enquiries for the Directorate can come via the facilities offered by Access Canberra.

Access Canberra provides services from 7am to 8pm AEDT Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm AEDT Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday.

Access Canberra operators will be able to forward your calls to the correct area.

You can also submit questions, comment and feedback online via the Access Canberra Online Customer Feedback system. You can choose to submit feedback anonymously. If you require a response, you will need to provide contact details.

For all media enquiries, please contact the Communications, Engagement and Media team.

General Media Enquiries (02) 6207 7173

Justice and Community Safety Directorate media releases are available from

Social Media

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate uses Facebook and Twitter as another way to deliver information to interested community members. Follow ACT Government on Facebook and Twitter.

The ACT Attorney-General, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Minister for Gaming is Shane Rattenbury MLA.

The ACT Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrections is Mick Gentleman MLA.

The ACT Minister for Human Rights is Tara Cheyne MLA

The ACT Special Minister for State is Chris Steel MLA

Visit the ACT Legislative Assembly website for more information.

Visit the ACT Chief Minister's media releases to access media releases from all ACT Government Ministers.

Ministerial participation in national forums is important for the Territory's representation and contribution to the national agenda in a variety of areas relating to justice and community safety. The directorate provides a range of support to its Ministers through various ministerial council arrangements.

Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs (MCCA)

The role of MCCA is to consider consumer affairs and fair trading matters of national significance and, where possible, develop a consistent approach to those issues.

Visit the MCCA website for all information for consumers and business.

Ministerial Council for Corporations

The Ministerial Council for Corporations' principle function is to consider amendments to the legislation governing corporations and financial services, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Membership and contact details.

Council of Attorneys-General (CAG)

The CAG consists of Attorneys-General from the Australian Government, all states and territories, and the New Zealand Minister for Justice.

The CAG’s responsibilities cover the broad theme of law reform to improve justice outcomes in relation to civil justice reforms and responses, legal profession regulation and evidence law, national security legal frameworks, intergovernmental reforms and implementation of cross-jurisdictional oversight and integrity measures.

Visit the CAG website for more information.

Ministerial Council for Police and Emergency Management (MCPEM)

MCPEM consists of Ministers for Police and Emergency Management from the Commonwealth, each State and Territory, New Zealand, and the President of the Australian Local Government Association.

MCPEM focusses on the broad themes of law enforcement reform and emergency management and increased collaboration across these themes.

Visit the MCEPEM webpage for more information.