safety

ACT Policing: Police to focus on anti-social behaviour this New Year’s Eve

ACT Policing will provide high-visibility patrols to police anti-social behaviour and alcohol related offences in Civic and across the ACT during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Around 130 police officers will be working across the ACT to maintain law and order. In addition to normal response capabilities, ACT Policing will be dedicating resources towards the early targeting of underage drinking.

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ACTPLA: Decorative Lighting Warning (Christmas/Festive Period)

ACTPLA is reminding the community to take care when installing and using outdoor lights and other decorative lighting. ACTPLA warns against buying cheap decorative lighting products which have not been approved for use in Australia by product safety regulatory authorities. Please also avoid buying second hand lights at markets and bargain stores or on-line that are not approved in Australia. Unapproved lights have the potential to start fires and cause electric shocks.

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ABC News: Safety Concerns (Hackett Traffic)

New traffic pressures in North Canberra expected On 17 September 2009 the ABC News reported on the ongoing concerns that the Hackett residents have with regard to increasing and potentially dangerous traffic levels transiting the Hackett area each morning. [youtube]P-0iCeW0CvU&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] This is an ongoing issue additional information can also be found in the following articles:

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