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Expansion of the National Sea Simulator in Townsville, Queensland

Issue date: Thursday, 26 August 2021

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At a public hearing on Friday 27 August the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works will scrutinise a $27.49 million proposal from the Australian Institute of Marine Science to expand its National Sea Simulator to support research for protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

The inquiry into the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Expansion of the National Sea Simulator will examine the need and cost effectiveness of the proposed expansion, and explore how the expanded SeaSim capacity will directly support significant research under the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan and the Great Barrier Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program.

Public hearing details

Date: Friday, 27 August 2021
Time: 11.00 am to 12.00 pm (AEST)
Location: via teleconference

The hearing 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.

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4636
pwc@aph.gov.au

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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