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Segway Review Discussion Paper

The ACT Government would like community feedback on the future use of Segways and Segway type vehicles in the ACT.

Since 2011, the ACT has allowed the use of Segway vehicles by commercial guided tour operators in the central basin area of Lake Burley Griffin. The ACT Government is committed to reviewing the use of Segways and Segway type vehicles in the ACT. 

The purpose of this discussion paper is to examine the issues relating to the use of Segways and Segway type vehicles in the ACT and whether greater use of these vehicles can be allowed, in a way which satisfies safety and amenity considerations.

The views of stakeholders and other interested community members are sought on the possible options for dealing with Segway use in the ACT. It would be of assistance if those making a submission provide views on the questions in the “Options for the future”…

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ACT Government reports in the impact of family violence

The ACT Government has released three reports on the impact of family violence on the ACT community and how our service system responds to this serious issue.

The reports released are:

  • Report of the

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Report on the review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012

The report on the review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012 is now available. The review of the Act has indicated that retirement village legislation is generally operating effectively. Stakeholders have responded well to the…

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Update on the Progress of the Needle Syringe Program Working Group

The Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) Working Group was formed in July 2015 as a result of the deed of agreement signed between the Territory and the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) in April…

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Building on Liquor Reform: White Paper

The Building on Liquor Reform: White Paper released by Attorney-General Simon Corbell proposes a comprehensive package of reforms that prioritise community safety while increasing the vibrancy of the ACT’s nightlife precincts. The proposed reforms include…

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