News and announcements

Call for Expressions of Interest for appointment as Member of the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission Governing Board

The Attorney-General, Mr Gordon Ramsay MLA, seeks expressions of interest from qualified people for appointment as an ordinary member of the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission Governing Board to fill the following vacancy:

  • A member who has knowledge, experience or qualifications related to providing counselling services to problem gamblers.

The ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (the Commission) is an independent statutory authority established under the Gambling and Racing Control Act 1999 (the Act). The Act provides for the continued administration of certain Acts relating to gambling and racing and establishes the powers, functions and activities of the Commission.

The Act provides that the Commission is to be controlled by a Governing Board of five members consisting of the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission and four part-time ordinary members
(Chair, Deputy Chair and two other ordinary members). Members are appointed to the Board for a…

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Inquiry into the Treatment in Custody of Detainee Steven Freeman

The Government has released its response to the Independent Inquiry into the Treatment in Custody of Detainee Steven Freeman.

Independent Reviewer, Mr Philip Moss AM, provided the inquiry report to the Minister for Corrections Shane…

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ACT Road Safety Report Card 2017

Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury, has released the ACT Road Safety Report Card 2017 [PDF 548KB] which shows the Government’s commitment to reducing the road toll and crashes that result in…

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Evaluation of ACT Extended Throughcare Pilot Program

Minister for Corrections Shane Rattenbury has released an evaluation report into the ACT Extended Throughcare Pilot Program. The program provides post-release support for eligible detainees leaving the Alexander Maconochie Centre to assist their successful reintegration…

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New driver competency relating to vulnerable road users

Minister for Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury, has announced the details of a new driver competency and enhanced testing of knowledge of road rules focused on how to drive safely around vulnerable road users – pedestrians,…

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