The 35 public servants who have lost their jobs at Treasury have been separated from the main body of the department's workforce and sent into offices in Civic.
The 15 men and 20 women were told to not to show up to work at Treasury's main building at Barton on Monday and instead were allocated desks at a building occupied by the department in Civic where they will sit until their time runs out.
The Canberra Times understands that staffers at Treasury remain "pretty shaken up" by the spill and fill process that saw the entire 960-strong department forced to apply for their own jobs.
Rank-and-file bureaucrats were hit hardest by the involuntary redundancies with 25 workers between APS 4 and APS 6 levels to go.
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Ten middle managers at executive level 1 or 2 have also made the move to Childers Street this week, where they, along with the other "excess" Treasury staffers, will be supported while they look for other jobs.
Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson met personally with most of the departing workers and in a notice to all staff, praised the pride and professionalism of his public servants.
"As I've said before, making the decision to go through the IR process was not easy, but it was necessary," Mr Parkinson wrote.
"Alongside this process we are undertaking work on planning and budgeting, particularly in terms of our position over the next three to four years.
"The decision to proceed with the IR process was made by the executive board so that Treasury would have a sustainable future.
"Everything that has accompanied that decision has been extremely challenging for the entire department but this decision has greatly reduced the risk of having to undertake harsher and deeper cuts in the future."