Two new inquiries for Public Works Committee

House of Representatives

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works

has announced that it will scrutinise one new proposal from the Department of Defence, and one from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

Details of the projects are as follows:

  • Department of Defence— RAAF Base Tindal Redevelopment Stage 6 and United States Force Posture Initiative Airfield Works—$1,174.0 million—Tindal, Northern Territory
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority— Proposal for critical safety works for the continued safe operation of the National Education Centre for the Great Barrier Reef, Reef HQ—$26.9 million — Townsville, Queensland

It is anticipated that the Committee will conduct public and in-camera hearings for the inquiries in April and May 2020. The Committee would like to hear from all individuals or organisations interested in the inquiries. Submissions for Reef HQ will be accepted until 3 April 2020, and until 9 April 2020 for the RAAF Tindal proposal.

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.

For background information

Committee Secretariat

02 6277 4636

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