News and announcements

The Road Safety Advisory Board and Fund

The Road Safety Advisory Board is a non-statutory body, comprising an ACT Government executive as chair, and appointment of nominees from the two ACT CTP insurers, three road user representatives and two road safety experts.  In December 2018, the Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety made the following appointments for the second term of the ACT Road Safety Advisory Board:

  • Mr Richard Glenn, Deputy Director-General of the Justice and Community Safety Directorate, will chair the Board for a second term
  • The two road safety experts are ACT Policing’s Superintendent of Traffic Operations Corey Heldon and Associate Professor Vanita Parekh AM, Director of the Fitness to Drive Medical Clinic
  • The road user representatives comprise of Dr Roderick Katz, Ms Jennifer Woods, and Mr James Morgan, appointed to represent a range of road user interests including active travel and sustainable transport, motorcyclists, and young drivers.
  • Katherine Hopman, Manager of Road Safety

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Capital guidelines retirement villages

These draft guidelines are intended to provide clarity and consistency around the maintenance and replacement of capital items in retirement villages, by providing examples of their application in practical scenarios.  The Draft Retirement Villages (Capital…

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New gambling reform laws introduced

On 1 November 2018, the Attorney-General is introducing the Gaming Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.

The Bill contains amendments that:

  • create a new Community Contributions Scheme which focuses on improving the effectiveness, transparency and community

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Moss Review Implementation Closure Report

On 25 October 2018, the Minister for Corrections and Justice Health, Shane Rattenbury MLA, issued a Ministerial Statement and tabled the Moss Review Implementation Closure Report in the ACT Legislative Assembly to formally close the…

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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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