Fatality following incident in Mitchell


ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle incident which occurred within Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) on Thursday, 5 January 2017.

At approximately 4pm, ACT Policing along with the ACT Ambulance Service responded to calls regarding the incident at Summernats. read more

Police gear up for Summernats


As motoring enthusiasts roll into Canberra for Summernats 2017 at Exhibition Park in Mitchell, ACT Policing is gearing up to patrol the event.

ACT Policing will provide a high-visibility police presence during the event both inside Exhibition Park and nearby areas and entertainment precincts, targeting dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour. read more

Traffic arrangements for Summernats City Cruise 2017


Canberrans should expect delays as a result of rolling road closures from midday on Thursday 5 January along the Federal Highway and Northbourne Avenue to allow the Summernats City Cruise to take place.

“This year, as Summernats celebrates its 30th anniversary, a large number of vehicles are expected to take part as well as a large crowd of onlookers,” Transport Canberra and City Services Traffic Management and Safety senior manager, Rifaat Shoukrallah, said. read more

Summernats scam


ACT Policing is warning people attending Summernats Car Festival not to purchase stolen wristbands to gain entry.

A high volume of Summernats ‘all areas’ wristbands were stolen six months ago prompting organisers to change the design and colour of this year’s entry bands. read more

Traffic arrangements for Summernats City Cruise


The ACT Government has provided details about how people can safely enjoy the Summernats City Cruise at midday today, Thursday 7 January 2016, as well as the temporary disruption it will cause to motorists, pedestrians and ACTION passengers.

The Cruise will take place from the entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) off Flemington Road and will travel down the Federal Highway and Northbourne Avenue through to the intersection with London Circuit. It then returns along Northbourne Avenue, concluding at the entrance to EPIC at the intersection of Federal Highway/Stirling Avenue. read more

Traffic arrangements for Summernats


ACT residents are being asked to be aware of road closures and possible delays around Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) between Thursday 7 January and Sunday 10 January 2016 to allow for Summernats 29. read more

Traffic arrangements for Summernats City Cruise


The ACT Government today provided details about how people can safely enjoy the Summernats City Cruise at midday on Thursday 7 January 2016, as well as the temporary disruption it will cause to motorists and pedestrians.

The Cruise will take place from the entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) off Flemington Road and will travel down the Federal Highway and Northbourne Avenue through to the intersection with London Circuit. It will then return along Northbourne Avenue, concluding at the entrance to EPIC at the intersection of the Federal Highway and Stirling Avenue. read more

Summernats returns to CBR in January 2016


Today Chief Minister Andrew Barr launched Summernats 29, the iconic car festival which delivers millions of dollars into the ACT economy every summer.

The Street Machine Summernats car festival has been held at Exhibition Park in Canberra for the past 28 years, with the popularity of the event continuing to rise. In 2015, Summernats attracted a crowd of 108,000 attendees over the four days. read more

Big crowds but no arrests for Summernats


For the second year in a row, no arrests were recorded by ACT Policing in relation to the annual Summernats street machine festival held at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) from January 1-4.

Police maintained a high profile during the event with mobile traffic operations around the EPIC precinct, as well as the surrounding suburbs. read more

Summernats comes early to Canberra


ACT Policing’s busy operational schedule this holiday season will step up a gear as Summernats 28 comes to town on New Year’s Day.

The four-day event begins on January 1 at Exhibition Park in Canberra, with police set to maintain a high-profile presence around the venue. read more

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