News and announcements

Double jeopardy information paper

The ACT Government has released an information paper on double jeopardy reform to be progressed in the Territory. Double jeopardy refers to the common law rule that no person should be retried for an alleged crime for which they have previously been acquitted. That is, they should not be placed in a position of ‘jeopardy’ a second time. 

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Discussion Paper - De novo appeals against sentence

The ACT Government has released a discussion paper on de novo appeals against sentences in the ACT. The discussion paper follows a recommendation from the Inquiry into Sentencing Report released earlier this…

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ACT Women's Safety Grants

Applications are now open, and close 18 September 2015.

Guidelines [PDF 179KB]  [Word 105KB]

Application Form

2015-16 ACT Women’s Safety Grants Program is an ACT Government initiative to advance…

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Expressions of Interest for appointment as Members of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Attorney-General, Mr Simon Corbell MLA, seeks expressions of interest from qualified people for the appointment of full-time presidential member(s), acting presidential member(s), a sessional senior member, and a full‑time senior member of the ACT Civil…

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Issues Paper: Addressing alcohol-related harm

The Attorney-General, Simon Corbell MLA, has released an Issues Paper to provide the community and stakeholders with an opportunity to consider and provide views on proposals for further reform to reduce the incidence of alcohol-related…

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