Transport Canberra and City Services is committed to providing quality open space for the recreational and social needs of the community.
The ACT Government is responsible for mowing approximately 4,655 hectares of irrigated and non-irrigated grass in urban open space, sportsgrounds and at the urban edge. There is a base mowing fleet of 73 mowing units which are supported throughout the mowing season by contract mowers as required.
This is updated on a weekly basis and is 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) during the peak grass growing periods, with the following suburbs being mown during the week commencing Monday 18 December 2017.
- Red Hill
Woden Valley and Weston Creek
- Suburban dry land mowing resources are being concentrated on to areas near playground and Shopping precincts.
- Kambah (West of Drakeford Drive)
- Isabella Plains
- Coulter Drive
- Kingsford Smith Drive
- Southern Cross Drive
South & Central Roads
- Monaro Highway
- Majura Parkway
- Canberra Avenue East
- Hindmarsh Drive
- Federal Highway
For information about nature strips, including how to maintain your nature strip, please visit nature strips.