About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into and report on the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Facilities Project.



Past Public Hearings

30 Jul 2018: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Capability Facilities Project

On Thursday, 10 May 2018 the Assistant Minister for Finance, Hon David Coleman MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Capability Facilities Project.

More information on the public works proposal can be found in the submission made by the proponent entity. The Committee's terms of reference are contained in subsection 17(3) of the Public Works Committee Act 1969.

Essentially, the Committee is required to report as expeditiously as practicable on:

  • the stated purpose of the proposed work and its suitability for that purpose
  • the need for the work
  • the cost-effectiveness of the proposal
  • the amount of revenue it will produce if the work is revenue producing the current and prospective value of the work.

The Committee invites interested organisations to make submissions in relation to the proposal, which must be lodged by Wednesday, 20 June 2018. Online submissions can be made on this page. For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Parliamentary Inquiry page.

The committee's upload submission facility is experiencing technical problems. If you have provided a submission via the website on or after 1 June 2018, and have not received a submission acknowledgement letter from the secretariat, please re-submit your submission via the secretariat email pwc@aph.gov.au.

If you have any questions, please contact the secretariat on 02 6277 4636.  

More information on the Committee, its role and responsibilities can be found at Role of the Committee or in the Public Works Committee Act 1969.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4636
Fax: +61 2 6277 4844
pwc@aph.gov.au

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