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Refresh of North Queensland Defence Bases

Issue date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works has announced that it will scrutinise a new project from the Department of Defence which aims to provide vital estate maintenance and upgrades to support capability across RAAF Base Townsville, Townsville Field Training Area and HMAS Cairns.

Details of the project are as follows:

Department of Defence - North Queensland Mid Term Refresh Program – RAAF Base Townsville, Townsville Field Training Area and HMAS Cairns — $111.2 million.

It is anticipated that the Committee will conduct a public and in-camera hearing for the inquiry in Mid May 2021. The Committee would like to hear from all individuals or organisations interested in the project. Submissions for the project will be accepted until Thursday 13 May 2021.

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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