News and announcements

Justice Reform Strategy First Stage report

The Justice Reform Strategy (JRS) is working to create a new community based sentencing option for the ACT that is evidence-based and effective. The First Stage report details the work and approach of the JRS and the research and consultation activities to date.

The report also considers the main issues relating to a new sentencing option and summarises the opinions received through consultation and engagement with stakeholders.  Interested people are invited to lodge written submissions by 19 June 2015.

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Discussion paper – design of a model for the effective protection of human rights

The ACT Government has released a discussion paper on the design of a new model to oversee the protection of rights in the ACT.

The discussion paper sets out a detailed model for a new…

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ACT Road Safety Camera Strategy

The Minister for Justice, Shane Rattenbury, today released the Government Response to the Public Account Committee’s report – Review of Auditor-General’s report No.1 of 2014: Speed Cameras in the ACT. The Minister also…

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Share the Road

‘Share the Road’ is a joint ACT Policing and ACT Government campaign focusing on road user behaviour affecting vulnerable road users – cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians. 

The Share the Road campaign promotes the simple message…

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New Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell MLA has announced that the ACT Government will prepare a Bill to provide a modern Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme, making it more widely available to victims and more user‑friendly for…

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