Strategic Statement

Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory

Strategic Statement

The Court’s Purpose
  1. To maintain and promote the rule of law
  2. To provide leadership within the justice system

The Court achieves its purpose:
  1. By delivering impartial, high quality and timely decisions
  2. By resolving each case by the process most suited to achieving a just, quick and effective outcome
  3. By ensuring transparent, easy and cost-effective access to the Court for all
  4. By communicating openly, clearly and respectfully
  5. By being accountable for the use of public resources
  6. By developing and applying best practice
Judicial Priorities for 2016/2017
  1. To enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of Court of Appeal processes
  2. To enhance mediation processes
  3. To develop and implement an International Framework for Court Excellence plan
  4. To work closely with the ACT Government and Juris Partners to ensure that the new Supreme Court building meets the Court’s needs and is of world standard
  5. To prepare for a smooth transition to the new Supreme Court building in 2017/2018
  6. To fully integrate technological innovations into the Court’s processes
  7. To explore the potential for a Drug and Alcohol Court

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