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Monday, 7 November 2005
Page: 168


Mr Martin Ferguson asked the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, in writing, on 5 September 2005:

(1)   At which locations does the department and the agencies in his portfolio lease office space, what area is leased, and what is the cost per square metre.

(2)   Has his department analysed the claimed market rate of $450 per square metre for space at Sydney International Airport; if so, is it comparable to the market rate for similar space in the immediate airport precinct.


Mr Truss (Minister for Transport and Regional Services) —The answer to the honourable member’s question is as follows:

(1)   Areas occupied and rent per square metre are provided in the following table. Department of Transport and Regional Services

Location

Area leased (m2)

Rate per m²

Canberra 111 Alinga Street

14,795

$334.80

Canberra 111 Alinga Street

210

$395.00

Canberra 15 Mort Street

3,697

$308.00

Canberra 4 Mort Street

3,383

$289.23

Canberra House Level 2

1,909

$146.90

NRMA House

1,456

$330.00

13-15 Huddart Court Mitchell Canberra

1,306

$63.00

Newcastle 24 Beaumont Street

303

$191.42

Orange 60-62 McNamara Street

179

$225.00

Rosebery 1-15 Rosebery Ave

273

$208.89

Rosebery 1-15 Rosebery Ave

264

$206.98

Wollongong 87-89 Market St

166

$254.62

Darwin TCG Centre

35

$330.14

Brisbane 340 Adelaide Street

860

$208.00

Brisbane Airport Freight Ctr

104

$282.69

Townsville 155 Hugh Street

234

$150.81

Adelaide 55 Currie Street

283

$286.44

Adelaide 55 Currie Street

196

$300.00

Hobart 22 Elizabeth Street

80

$306.00

Bendigo 52 Mitchell Street

150

$170.40

Melbourne Casselden Place Level 9

847

$363.80

Melbourne Casselden Place Level 8

250

$330.00

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

116

$249.52

277 Great Eastern Hwy Belmont Perth

126

$135.00

Perth Chancery House

902

$208.00

Perth Airport

95

$280.00

          Airservices Australia

Location

Area leased (m2)

Rate per m²

Brindabella Park Canberra Airport

853

$341.50

Allan Woods Building Canberra City

12,518

$305.00

20 Allara Street Canberra City

482

$288.00

Brisbane Airport Fire Station

353

$168.21

Brisbane Airport Fire Station

600

$152.00

          Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Location

Area leased (m2)

Rate per m²

Brisbane

197

$307

Cairns

47

$328

Canberra

4468

$325

Darwin

100

$198

Devonport

128

$147

Fremantle

390

$158

Gladstone

37

$379

Karratha

76

$239

Mackay

33

$312

Melbourne

227

$307

Newcastle

124

$225

Port Kembla

42

$152

Sydney

214

$416

          National Capital Authority (NCA)

Location

Area leased (m2)

Rate per m

Canberra, Treasury building

2253

$330

Canberra, Treasury building (Basement storage space)

108

$90

          Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

Location

Area leased (m2)

Rate per m2

Canberra, CASA Building

6237

$312.00

Canberra, Level 2 & 3 Novell House

1662

$288.40

Canberra, Level 5 Novell House

186

$305.00

Canberra, Level 2 Sverdrup House

1085

$320.00

Canberra Airport, NSW Country Field Office

425

$315.13

Bankstown Airport, Engineering Support Office

285

$100.00

Hendra QLD, Brisbane Air Transport, General Aviation Office

1301

$199.75

Townsville Airport, North Qld Field Office

704

$183.24

Cairns Airport, Cairns

320

$318.52

Darwin Airport, Darwin Field Office

640

$284.38

Perth Airport, Perth Field Office

719

$178.83

Adelaide Airport, Adelaide Field Office

648

$169.88

Melbourne, Melbourne Air Transport Field Office

1428

$290.00

Moorabbin Airport, Moorabbin Field Office

1100

$179.44

Jandakot Airport, Jandakot

14

$181.82

Horn Island

11

$332.57

Bowen Hills QLD, GAOG

1148

$230.00

Tamworth Airport, Tamworth

340

$74.37

(2)   The Department has not done an analysis of the claimed market rent of $450 per square metre for space at Sydney Airport.