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ACT Government’s 2024-25 Planning Priorities

ACT planning minister Chris Steel has released his Planning Priorities for the next financial year, focusing on more housing.

New laws targeting drink and drug driving in the ACT

The ACT Government has passed the Road Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 to stamp out high-risk drink and drug driving.

MyWay+ coming to ACT public transport by end of year

Canberra’s public transport smart ticketing system, MyWay+, is expected to begin operations in November, minister Chris Steel announced.

Federal government: More funding for ACT light rail planning

The Federal Government has announced it will provide $50 million to plan for Stage 2B of the Canberra Light Rail.

Canberra CIT to have Australia’s first TAFE Centre of Excellence

The Canberra Institute of Technology will host Australia’s first TAFE Electric Vehicle (EV) Centre of Excellence.

Road Safety Week 2024: Drive so other Canberrans survive

National Road Safety Week (5 to 12 May) provides an opportunity for people to recommit to being safe drivers, minister Chris Steel says.

Transport Canberra: Five years of light rail success

The ACT Government has published a five-year analysis of light rail, Five Years On: Benefits Realisation of Light Rail Stage 1.

North Curtin: 1,300 homes planned for former horse paddock

More than 1,300 homes will be built in north Curtin, and the public can have their say on the design of the site.

Conservationists want Bluetts Block made a nature reserve

Some conservation groups fear Bluetts Block, one of Canberra's nature hotspots, is threatened by development.

ACT Government uses controversial call-in powers for housing

The ACT Government has announced two housing developments. But ACT Labor's use of call-in powers has angered other parties.

Steel: Molonglo will have Canberra’s sixth town centre

The ACT Government intends to reclassify the Molonglo Group Centre as a town centre, Chris Steel MLA announced.

ACT Government’s plans for East Lake precinct

The East Lake precinct amendment under the Territory Plan and the final place plan for the East Lake precinct were released today.