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25 Jan 2019

2019 Double Demerit points in NSW

Double demerit points started in New South Wales in 1997. They were introduced as an incentive to improve driver behaviour. With the number of vehicles registered in Australia on the rise*, our roads are busier than ever. And double demerit periods are no exception.

2019 Double Demerit periods in NSW are^:

Public Holiday 2019 Double Demerit dates^
Australia Day 25 to 28 January
Easter long weekend 18 to 22 April
Anzac Day 24 to 28 April
Queen's Birthday 7 to 10 June
Labor Day 4 to 7 October
Christmas, Boxing Day & New Year's Day 20 December to 1 January 2020
double demerit points in nsw 2019

Double Demerits cover offences such as:

  • Speeding
  • Not wearing a seatbelt
  • Drink Driving
  • Illegal use of a mobile phone


You can visit the RMS Double Demerits points page to find out more about double demerit points in NSW.



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^Dates are correct based on Transport for NSW website on January 11 2019.

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