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

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 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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 Mr Raymond Knight
Ms Vivienne Courto
Administrative Officers Mr Peter Ratas

List of abbreviations

AFP

Australian Federal Police

BCA

Building Code of Australia

BMS

Building Management System

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DIMIA

Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

DSB

Diplomatic Security Branch

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

OH&S

Occupational Health and Safety

OPO

Overseas Property Office

PCB

Polychlorinated Biphenyl

Extract from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives

No. 17 dated Wednesday, 16 February 2005

14 PUBLIC WORKS—PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE—REFERENCE OF WORK—PROPOSED MID-LIFE UPGRADE OF EXISTING CHANCERY BUILDING FOR THE AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION, SINGAPORE

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 mid-life upgrade of existing Chancery building for the Australian High Commission, Singapore.

Question—put and passed.

List of recommendations

3 Issues and Conclusions

Recommendation 1

The Committee recommends that the proposed mid-life upgrade of existing Chancery at the Australian High Commission, Singapore, proceed at the estimated cost of $12.7 million.

 

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