The Directorate has 2 185 full time employees (FTE) staff in total. Of these, 1 457 FTE are in non-office environments. These include staff located at the ESA sites, ACAT (Magistrates, Supreme Court and the Forensic Medical Centre) and the AMC.

The Directorate has 728 employees in office-type accommodation occupying 13 378 square metres of useable office area at the sites identified in the table below. Some of the office accommodation sites identified below also include multipurpose spaces for delivering client-facing services to the community. For example:

  • the ACAT is located at 1 Moore Street and parts of the facility include hearing rooms
  • the ACT Human Rights Commission (HRC) and the Restorative Justice Unit (RJU) at Customs House have areas to provide client-facing services such as conciliation, advocation services and victims support, and mediation spaces, and
  • ACTCS is situated at 2 Constitution Avenue has designated spaces for Community Corrections functions.

The average usable office area occupied by each employee in office accommodation is 18.37 square metres.

Please note: HRC moved from 11 Moore Street in October 2020 and the RJU moved from 12 Moore Street in March 2021. Both moved to temporary accommodation in Customs House prior to being relocated to long term accommodation in 2021-22 at Allara House.

Table 82 - Office Accommodation

Location

Property

Owned / Leased

Business Unit

Staff Numbers by head count

Area (m2)

Useable Office

Utilisation Rate

(m2)

Civic

1 Moore Street, L4

Leased

ACT Administrative and Civil Tribunal

43

1 642

697

16.20

Civic

Customs House (1)

Leased

Human Rights Commission, Restorative Justice Unit, Parliamentary Councils Office and Office for the Solicitor General

247

5 580

5 580

22.59

Civic

City Office Block, L4 (2) (6)

Leased

Various

96

2 195

2195

22.86

Civic

Reserve Bank – GF, L1 and L2 (3)

Leased

Department of Public Prosecution

97

1 591

1 591

16.40

Civic

221 London Circuit (4)

Leased

Public Trustee and Guardian

70

1 028

1 028

14.68

Civic

2 Constitution Avenue (5)

Leased

ACT Corrective Services

175

2 287

2 287

13.06


1, 2, 3, 4 and 5: Useable Office Space data is not available for the 2020-21 FY
6: The COBB is an Activity Based Work office environment. Work space allocation is based on 80% staff occupancy.