2019 Report on Government Services (RoGS)

Woman on a bus at night

The 2019 annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information about government services in Australia and Chapter 6 focused on Police services. One of the key areas reported on is Community safety.

While gender disaggregated data for the ACT were not published, the high level results for the ACT in public safety perceptions for 2017-18 were:

  • 92.6% of people felt ‘safe’ or ‘very safe ’at home alone at night;
  • 93.8% felt ‘safe’ or ‘very safe ’ walking around their neighbourhood during the day, but 59.1% felt ‘safe’ or ‘very safe’ walking around their neighbourhood during the night;
  • 68.7% felt ‘safe’ or ‘very safe’ on public transport during the day, but 40% felt ‘safe’ or ‘very safe’ on public transport during the night

Read the report on the Productivity Commission website.