Committee to scrutinise $98.9 million in public works

A major environmental project on Christmas Island and a National Collections Building in Canberra will be reviewed by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works when it conducts two public hearings into the two separate projects on Friday 6 August 2021.

The first hearing will scrutinise a $28.9 million proposal from the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, to install fit-for-purpose stormwater, landslide and rockfall mitigation works on Christmas Island.

Public hearing details

Date: Friday, 6 August 2021

Time: 10.00 am to 11.00 am (AEST)

Location: via teleconference

The second hearing will consider the $70 million proposal from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to construct a new fit-for-purpose National Collections Building at the Black Mountain Science and Innovation Park in the ACT.

Public hearing details

Date: Friday, 6 August 2021

Time: 2.30 pm to 3.25 pm (AEST)

Location: via teleconference

Both hearings will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live

Please note: the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works is not involved in the tendering process, awarding of contracts or details of the proposed works. Inquiries on these matters should be addressed to the relevant Commonwealth entities.

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