Grass Mowing

Transport Canberra and City Services is committed to providing quality open space for the recreational and social needs of the community.

Grass mowing

The ACT Government is responsible for mowing approximately 5400 hectares of irrigated and non-irrigated grass in urban open space and at the urban edge. There is a base mowing fleet of 86 internal ride on mowers which are supported throughout the mowing season by an additional 14 contract mowers as required.

Mowing schedules

See the full 2016-17 mowing schedules and the Mowing Program Information Map.

These schedules are updated on a weekly basis and are correct at the time of publishing. Some changes may be made to the mowing schedules in response to current operating conditions, for example, wet weather.

Canberra mowing schedule summary

The ACT Government mows suburbs every four weeks (weather permitting). The following suburbs are scheduled to be mowed in the week commencing Thursday 16 February 2017.

Gungahlin

Casey, Nicholls, Crace and Harrison.

Belconnen

Page, Scullin, Florey, Giralang, Fraser, Flynn, Charnwood, Dunlop, Holt and Macgregor.

Inner North

Lyneham, Watson and Hackett.

Inner South

Deakin, Yarralumla, Weston Park and Oaks Estate.

Woden Valley and Weston Creek

Due to little grass growth in the region, no set suburbs will be mown. Patch mowing will be undertaken only on areas that require mowing.

Tuggeranong

Due to little grass growth in the region, no set suburbs will be mown. Patch mowing will be undertaken only on areas that require mowing.

Arterial Roads

Arterial roads are mowed every five weeks (weather permitting). Roadside mowing will occur as required.

North

  • GDE
  • William Hovell Drive
  • Coppins Crossing

Central

  • Mowing program has been completed.

South

  • Drakeford Drive

Nature strips

For information about nature strips, including how to maintain your nature strip, please visit nature strips.

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