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 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.

Mowing schedules

Enter the suburb name into Fix My Street to see when that suburb will next be mown, or you can view the Mowing Program Information Map.

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.


  • Harrison
  • Gungahlin
  • Forde
  • Bonner
  • Jacka
  • Moncrieff


  • Hawker
  • Page
  • Scullin
  • Florey
  • Lawson
  • Fraser
  • Flynn
  • Charnwood
  • Higgins
  • Latham

Inner North

  • Ainslie
  • Dickson
  • Downer
  • Hackett

Inner South

  • Barton
  • Kingston
  • Fyshwick
  • Narrabundah
  • Red Hill
  • Forrest
  • Deakin

Woden Valley and Weston Creek

  • Curtin
  • Suburban dry land mowing resources are being concentrated on to areas near playground and Shopping precincts.
  • Torrens


  • Kambah (West of Drakeford Drive)
  • Oxley
  • Monash
  • Wanniassa
  • Theodore
  • Calwell
  • Isabella Plains
  • Richardson
  • Fadden
  • Gowrie
  • Condor
  • Banks

Arterial Roads

North Roads

  • Coulter Drive
  • Kingsford Smith Drive
  • Southern Cross Drive

South & Central Roads

  • Monaro Highway
  • Majura Parkway
  • Canberra Avenue East
  • Hindmarsh Drive
  • Federal Highway

Nature strips

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

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.