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ACT Law Courts. Canberra. Australia

ACT Government
Building Construction Engineering Expertise
$150 million
2016 - 2018
Project partners
Macquarie Capital

ACT Law Courts. Canberra. Australia

ACT Law Courts. Canberra. Australia

ACT Law Courts. Canberra. Australia

Full project details

Laing O'Rourke, as part of the Juris Partnership, is delivering a new $150 million justice precinct for the Australian Capital Territory.

The project will create a combined Law Courts facility for the ACT which will maximise operational efficiencies whilst still respecting the jurisdictional separation between the Supreme Court and the Magistrates Court.  

The new Supreme Court will be located within a four-storey building to be constructed along Vernon Circle and will also occupy parts of the existing Supreme Court building following its reconfiguration.

A new public entrance and registry area will be built in the open space between the two existing buildings to connect the Supreme Court and Magistrates Court and provide access to common facilities for members of the public and the legal community.  The existing Supreme Court building will be fully refurbished to accommodate Supreme Court and other judicial functions and will be fully integrated into the completed facility in a way that respects and retains its unique heritage value.

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Project facts

The ACT Law Courts project in the centre of Canberra is the Territory’s first public–private partnership (PPP).

The new precinct will meet the territory’s needs for the next 50 years in a more functional, flexible and sustainable way, and create around 350 jobs throughout the construction phase of the project.

ACT Law Courts Project