COVID-19 response

*** Up-to-date information about COVID-19 and any health directions or travel restrictions can be found on the ACT Government COVID-19 website including frequently asked questions***

We want to reassure you all that ACT Policing is committed to keeping Canberra safe and strong.

We're doing our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community. We are taking precautionary measures and will continue to act on the most current health advice.

The ACT is in lockdown. A number of changes to police activities will be in effect for the duration of the lockdown:

Police stations: Only attend the station for urgent matters or to report for bail. A number of services have been suspended - no fingerprinting or Justice of the Peace services are being conducted. Instead, for non-emergencies please call 131 444 and for emergencies please call Triple Zero (000). Persons attending police stations to meet bail requirements will still be facilitated.

Exhibition Management Centre: The centre and the Firearms Registry (including for the National Firearms Amnesty) will be closed. Any urgent matters, please contact the ACT Policing Exhibit Management Centre.

Events: Attendance at community events and engagements have been suspended.

Constable Kenny Koala: Visits to schools and other locations have been suspended.

If you need to contact police, remember these numbers:

  • Triple Zero (000) – only in an emergency or life-threatening situation
  • Police Assistance (131 444) – when you require help but it's not life threatening or a time critical emergency

In times like these we need to remain calm, be kind and respectful. We are all in this together.

For information about family violence assistance and support during the ACT lockdown please visit the family violence page.

Official ACT Policing information and updates will be announced on ACT Policing's Facebook page.

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