House of Representatives Committees


Membership of the Committee
List of abbreviations
Extract from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives
List of recommendations

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Proposed Works
Chapter 3 Issues and Conclusions
Appendix A: List of Submissions
Appendix B: List of Witnesses
Appendix C: Submission No. 1 from the Defence Housing Authority
Appendix D: Official Transcript of Evidence

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
  Mr Raymond Knight
Administrative Officers Mr Peter Ratas

List of abbreviations

ADF Australian Defence Force
BCA Building Code of Australia
BCC Brisbane City Council
DA Development Application DFA
Defence Families of Australia DHA Defence Housing Authority DHF Defence Housing Forecast EPBC Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation SLB Sale and Lease Back

Extract from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives

No. 8 dated Monday, 6 December 2004


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: Proposed development of land for Defence housing at McDowall, Brisbane, Qld .

Question—put and passed.

List of recommendations

3 Issues and Conclusions

Recommendation 1

The Committee recommends that the Defence Housing Authority continue to engage in close consultation with owners of neighbouring properties and the wider McDowall community.

Recommendation 2

The Committee recommends that the proposed development of Defence housing for the Defence Housing Authority at McDowall, Brisbane, Queensland, proceed at the estimated cost of $17.5 million.

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