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Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Page: 146

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet: Office Space

(Question No. 904)


Mr Conroy asked the former Prime Minister, in writing, on 17 August 2015:

In respect of office space leased or owned by the Minister's department(s), (a) where are these offices located; (b) how much space (in square metres) is each office; and (c) how much of this space is currently unused, and of this, what is the cost of (i) rent per month, (ii) utilities, including electricity and/or gas, telephone and internet, (iii) office furniture and/or hired equipment, including artwork and plants, and (iv) any other associated services.


Mr Turnbull: As the honourable member is aware, I was sworn in as Prime Minister on 15 September 2015. As the honourable member's question relates to matters before that date, I am advised by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet that The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

The answers to (a) and (b) are contained in the table below:

Location (a)

Space in Square Metres (b)

Australian Capital Territory

1 National Circuit, Barton

15,291

16 Bowes Place, Phillip

11,200

13 Keltie Street, Phillip

6,111

New South Wales

17 Duke Street, Coffs Harbour

600

65-67 Church Street, Dubbo

1,008

29 Molesworth Street, Lismore (Suite 1, Level 3)

147

6 O'Connell Street, Sydney (Level 24)

624

180-182 Peel Street, Tamworth (Tenancy 2)

594

Cnr Thompson & O'Reilly Streets, Wagga Wagga (1st Floor)

625

Northern Territory

16 Hartley Street, Alice Springs (Level 1)

1489

39 Woods Street, Darwin (Levels 4,5 & 6)

4008

14 Katherine Terrace, Katherine (Level 1)

707

74 Chesterfield Circuit, Nhulunbuy

720

Queensland

215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane

623

46-48 Sheridan Street, Cairns

1248

42-44 Simpson Street, Mount Isa (Part Gnd Floor)

623

36 East Street, Rockhampton (Part Level 1)

573

 

Location (a)

Space in Square Metres (b)

South Australia

29 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

635

22b East Terrace, Ceduna

362

34 Stirling Road, Port Augusta

782

Tasmania

199 Collins Street, Hobart

621

Victoria

Casselden Place, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

719

Western Australia

1 Short Street, Broome

719

37 Rowan Street, Derby

333

39-43 Boulder Rd, Kalgoorlie

475

16 Riverfig Ave, Kununurra (Offices 4,5,6 & 7)

301

152-158, St Georges Terrace, Perth (Part Level 12)

1400

3 Brand Street, South Headland (1st Floor)

449

 

(c) While workstations may be temporarily unused from day to day depending on the availability and attendance of staff, the Department has no long term vacant office space.