News and announcements

Expressions of interest for appointment as Member of the Liquor Advisory Board

The Attorney General, Mr Gordon Ramsay MLA, seeks expressions of interest from qualified people for the appointment of the following members of the Liquor Advisory Board:

  • one member to represent the community;
  • one member to represent Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders;
  • one member to represent small businesses;
  • one member to represent club licensees ;
  • one member to represent on licensees, other than club licensees;
  • one member to represent young people;
  • one member to represent the off-licensees; and
  • one member with knowledge or expertise in the area of health and the effects of alcohol.

The Liquor Advisory Board is established under the Liquor Act 2010 (the Act) and provides advice to the Attorney-General about matters associated with the operation and effectiveness of the Act, and measures that support the harm minimisation and community safety principles contained in the Act.


A person is eligible to be appointed as…

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Government response to the Inquest into the death in custody of Steven Freeman

The Minister for Corrective Services Shane Rattenbury has released the government response to Coroner's Cook's findings on the Inquest into the death in custody of Steven Freeman.

On 23 August 2018,…

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Pathway to 4,000 Gaming Machine Authorisations

On Tuesday, 21 August 2018 the ACT Government announced the pathway to reduce the number of gaming machine authorisations in the ACT to 4,000 by 2020.

This pathway implements the Government’s commitment in the Parliamentary

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Maximising the Benefits of the Community Contributions Scheme

Feedback is invited to help inform the future direction of the gaming machine community contributions scheme in the ACT.

The Parliamentary Agreement for the 9th Legislative Assembly includes a commitment to review the current community…

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National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse

The ACT has joined the National Redress Scheme to provide support to people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

The ACT Government will be responsible for claims against one of its organisations, for example organisations responsible…

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