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

View the 2017-18 mowing schedules and the Mowing Program Information Map.

This map is 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) during the peak grass growing periods. Due to minimal grass growth mowing is being undertaken as required, with the following suburbs being mown during the week commencing Monday 23 October 2017.


Gungahlin, Bonner, Forde, Jacka, Moncrieff


Giralang, Kaleen, Lawson, Charnwood, Dunlop, Macgregor

Inner North

Acton, Braddon, Campbell, Reid

Inner South

Griffith, Red Hill, Forrest

Woden Valley and Weston Creek

Stirling, Fisher, Waramanga, Isaacs, Swinger Hill


Condor, Banks, Fadden, Gowrie, Calwell, Isabella Plains, Monash, Kambah (west of Drakeford Drive)

Arterial Roads

Arterial roads are mowed every five weeks (weather permitting).

North roads

  • Southern Cross Drive
  • Drake-Brockman Drive/Parkwood Road
  • Gungahlin Drive

South and Central roads

  • Monaro Highway
  • Ashley Drive
  • Eucumbene Drive
  • Dixon Drive
  • Warragamba Avenue
  • Cotter Road
  • Kirkpatrick Street
  • Streeton Drive
  • tuggeranong parkway
  • Nimrod Road/Mountain Road
  • Antill street
  • Stirling Avenue
  • Flemington Road
  • Randwick Road
  • Barton Highway
  • Ellenborough Street
  • Federal Highway
  • Ginninderra Drive
  • Dryandra Street
  • Barry Drive
  • Clunies Ross Road
  • Tuggeranong Parkway
  • Glenloch Interchange
  • Parkes Way

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.