ACT Lockdown - August 12th - August 19

Written by Ben Ward

Updated 27th September 2021

Finally some good news today with an end date of 11:59pm on 14th October being announced.

We will keep a close eye on the new rules and as soon as we are permitted to restart we will ready to go.

We suggest you jump online and BOOK now to avoid the rush. 

You can always reschedule up to 24 hours before your booking, 

Stay safe every and let's get back to normal Canberra.

Update 14th September 2021.

Not great news today for the ACT. The lockdown will now extend until 11:59pm of Friday 15th October.

We stand ready to restart as soon as it is safe to do so. Keep safe, we will get through this.

All lesson vouchers will have expiry periods extended so don't worry about missing out on your lessons.

Keep safe and if you can, get vaccinated,

Updated 31 August 2021.

Unfortunately the extended lockdown will keep us off the road until Midnight 17th September.

We suggest you rebook your lessons for after this date, we can always move them again if things keep getting extended.

Please keep safe.

Updated 25t August

Hi Everyone, 

We hope you are all doing ok in Lockdown. Our instructors have been busy painting, renovating and gardening. 

Keep safe, we will be ready to go as soon as we can.

Updated 16th August

Earlier today, the ACT Lockdown has been extended in to September.  Our team will continue to follow the health directives during this time.

What should I do with my bookings?

  • Most importantly, follow the health orders and stay safe.
  • We will cancel any scheduled lessons and add the vouchers back to your account.
  • When you can, log in and book some future dates after the proposed end date for the lockdown.
  • You can always reschedule these if you need to, or if the lockdown is extended.

We will provide you with relevant information as it becomes available.

- Original Blog Post -

Important Customer Information - COVID 19 Lockdown.

As you would be aware, the A.C.T. has been placed in to lockdown from 5pm today 12th August. You can find health updates here. 

We have tried to answer your FAQ's below. Our Queensland based Customer Service centre will remain operational during this period and will be available should you require any assistance.

We have experience in handling lockdowns from other jurisdictions and we remain confident that we will get you back doing lessons quickly and easily once the end date is known. Please remember you can book ahead online, anytime

Stay safe.


Do I have to cancel my lessons that are scheduled for the lockdown period?

No, our team will cancel them for you and you will receive an email confirmation. Your vouchers will be added back to your account.

Are driving lessons an essential service?

No, driving lessons have not been classified as an essential service in this lockdown. Therefore, we are not allowed to operate and as a student you are not permitted to leave home to complete a lesson. 

How will the lockdown impact my driving lessons and Final Drive bookings?

Your driving lessons booked after 5pm 12 August for 7 days will be cancelled and your credit vouchers added back to your account. This will happen progressively today and tomorrow.

What if the lockdown is extended?

We will continue to monitor any updates and cancel lessons accordingly.

When can I do my lessons again?

We will update Facebook and our Blog with expected start up dates. You can continue to book future dates without any risk using your online account.



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