House of Representatives Committees

Contents

Membership of the Committee
List of Abbreviations
Extract from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives
List of Recommendations

Membership of the Committee

Chair

Hon Judi Moylan MP

 

Deputy Chair

Mr Brendan O’Connor MP

 

Members

Mr John Forrest MP

Senator Alan Ferguson

 

Mr Harry Jenkins MP

Senator Michael Forshaw

 

Mr Bernie Ripoll MP

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth

 

Mr Barry Wakelin MP

 

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Mrs Margaret Swieringa

Inquiry Secretaries

Ms Vivienne Courto

Research Officer

Mr Raymond Knight

Administrative Officer

Mr Peter Ratas

 

List of abbreviations

AGO

Australian Greenhouse Office

BCA

Building Code of Australia

CPSU

Community and Public Sector Union

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation

DEH

Department of Environment and Heritage

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

OH&S

Occupational Health and Safety

OTGR

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

PC2

Australian Standards for Physical Containment Level 2

NCA

National Capital Authority

Extract from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives

No. 28 dated Wednesday, 11 May 2005

24 PUBLIC WORKS—PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE—REFERENCE OF WORK—CSIRO ENTOMOLOGY BIOSCIENCE LABORATORY AT BLACK MOUNTAIN, CANBERRA, ACT

Dr Stone (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration), pursuant to notice, moved—That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, the following proposed work be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works for consideration and report: CSIRO Entomology Bioscience Laboratory at Black Mountain, Canberra, ACT.

Question—put and passed .

List of Recommendations

3 Issues and Conclusions

Recommendation 1

The Committee recommends that the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Organisation take all necessary steps to identify and ensure the safe removal and disposal of hazardous materials from the site of the proposed works.

Recommendation 2

The Committee recommends that the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Organisation continue discussions with the National Capital Authority to resolve outstanding design issues.

Recommendation 3

The Committee recommends that the proposed construction of a new entomology bioscience laboratory for the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Organisation at Black Mountain, Canberra, ACT proceed at the estimated cost of $14.5 million.

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