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Public hearing on proposed Phase 1 of Defence AIR 555 Facilities Project

Issue date: Thursday, 6 August 2020

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At a public hearing tomorrow, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works will scrutinise a proposal from the Department of Defence to commence Phase 1 of the AIR555 facilities project at RAAF Bases in Edinburgh, Darwin, and Townsville, as well as the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

The inquiry into the AIR 555 Phase 1 Airborne Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Electronic Warfare Capability Facilities Works will examine the need for and cost effectiveness of the project, along with how the project will support the incoming Peregrine capability.

Public hearing details

Date: Friday, 7 August 2020
Time: 2.15 pm to 3.15 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

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