The ACT Legislation Register website provides the community with free and quick access to ACT legislation and related information. The register is central to the making, notification, commencement, operation, interpretation, proof, republication, amendment and repeal of legislation and instruments made under legislation.

Website usage dipped slightly compared to last financial year to 400 000 users generating over 900 000 website sessions with most of those sessions being from returning ACT government users.

Chart 5 - Percentage of visitors to ACT Legislation Register

Chart 5 - Percentage of visitors to ACT Legislation Register

The top 10 most viewed legislation titles are as follows:

  • Territory Plan
  • Residential Tenancies Act
  • Work Health and Safety Act
  • Planning and Development Act
  • Legislation Act
  • Crimes Act
  • Court Procedures Act
  • Court Procedures Rules
  • Criminal Code
  • Unit Titles (Management) Act

The subscription service to alert users to new and changed legislation continued to grow with 635 new subscribers during 2020-21 bringing the current total to just over 1200 subscribers.

Enhancements to the website continue to be developed to improve usability.