ACT Government Directorates
The Directory provides a guide to key people, organisations, functions undertaken and services delivered in the ACT Government.
Capital Metro aims to boost Canberra’s sustainable development by changing the way Canberra grows and matures. It will do this by improving transport options, settlement patterns and employment opportunities.
Community Services Directorate has responsibility for a wide range of human services functions in the ACT including:
- multicultural and community affairs;
- public and community housing services and policy;
- children; youth and family support services and policy;
- disability policy and services;
- therapy services;
- Child and Family Centres;
- the ACT Government Concessions Program; and
- homelessness and community services.
The Education Directorate delivers high quality education services through government schools, registers non government schools and administers vocational education in the ACT.
Health Directorate provides a comprehensive range of health services to the people of the Australian Capital Territory. Health Directorate sets health policy; plans the delivery of health services; while ensuring these services meet community needs. Health Directorate also funds a range of non-Government organisations to provide vital healthcare services to the people of the ACT and surrounding region.
The Justice and Community Safety Directorate comprises several agencies and is responsible for a wide range of activities and services in the areas of justice, the law, emergencies, commercial practices and government elections.
The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate plans, develops and delivers a range of state municipal services for the people of the ACT, including:
- Infrastructure, roads and public transport;
- Recycling and waste;
- Parks and conservation;
- Bushfire management;
- Water catchments;
- Pets and wildlife;
- Weed and pest management;
- Public place management;
- Public Libraries;
- Capital Linen Service; and
- Yarralumla Nursery.