Update - Oil Spill - Barton

The road is no longer closed at the intersection of Capital Circle and Commonwealth Avenue in Barton. However, services remain on scene so please proceed with caution.

Oil Spill - Barton

ACT Ambulance, ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Policing and Transport Canberra City Services are currently tending to an oil spill from a bus on Capital Circuit in Barton.


The house fire in Batchelor Street, Torrens has been extinguished. The townhouse has sustained extensive damage, but residents are able to return to neighbouring units.


ACT Ambulance (ACTAS), ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing are currently on scene at a house fire in Batchelor Street Torrens, where a townhouse is fully alight.

Rainfall and potential storms across the ACT

With our high-risk weather season and La Niña alert in full swing, we have seen a rather wet start to November and further rainfall is still to come for the ACT.