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

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) and the following suburbs are scheduled to be mowed in the week commencing Monday 27/03/2017.


Hall, Hall markets and Hall Showgrounds.


Belconnen, Kaleen / Lawson, Dunlop and Macgregor.

Inner North

Hackett, Lyneham and Watson.

Inner South

Weston Park.

Woden Valley and Weston Creek

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


Kambah (West of Drakeford Drive), Monash, Wanniassa, Fadden and Condor.

Arterial Roads

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

No Arterial roads mowing program is currently being undertaken due to low grass growth. Grass growth will be monitored and mowing will commence as and if needed.

Nature strips

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

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