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Thursday, 31 May 1973
Page: 3046


Mr Garland asked the Prime. Minister, upon notice:

(1)   Has his attention been drawn to the reply by the Minister for Services and Property to my, question No. 174 (Hansard, 16 May 1973, page 2250) in which he suggested that details relating to occupancies by Commonwealth authorities in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth should be obtained from the Ministers concerned.

(2)   Will he provide details, as set out in that question, of all places occupied by his Department and by authorities under his control in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth.


Mr Whitlam - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   and (2) Information in respect of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as at 23 May 1972 is:

Number of buildings:

New South Wales- 7.

Victoria - 2.

Australian Capital Territory- 4.

Range of Rentals

New South Wales- $4.50-19.25 per sq ft per annum.

Victoria-&5.05-$6.75 per sq ft per annum.

Australian Capital Territory -$1.30-$3.65 per sq ft per annum.

Average Rentals

New South Wales - $5.97 per sq ft per annum.

Victoria - $5.90 per sq ft per annum.

Australian Capital Territory - $2.44 per sq ft per annum.

All premises occupied in New South Wales, Victoria and Australian Capital Territory are located in the respective capital city. Accordingly the above rental figures also apply to the capital cities.

Information in respect of the Public Service Board and the Auditor-General's Office and the Tariff Board win be supplied separately.

Commonwealth Occupancy of Leased Buildings (Question No. 588)


Mr Garland asked the Minister for Foreign

Affairs upon notice:

(1)   Has his attention been drawn to the reply by the Minister for Services and Property to my Question No.l74 {Hansard, 16 May 1973, page 2250), in which he suggested that details relating to occupancies by Commonwealth authorities in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth should be obtained from the Ministers concerned.

(2)   Will he provide details, as set out in that question, of all places occupied by his Department and by authorities under his control in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth.


Mr Whitlam - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   Yes.

(2)   Premises occupied by the Department in the States are leased by the Department of Services and Property and are covered by the reply given by, the Minister for Services and Property to Question No. 174.

Commonwealth Occupancy of Leased Buildings (Question No. 596)


Mr Garland asked the Minister for Social

Security, upon notice:

(1)   Has his attention beendrawn to the reply by the Minister for Services and Property to my question No. 174 (Hansard, 16 May 1973, page 2250), in which he suggested that details relating to occupancies by Commonwealth authorities in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth should be obtained from the Ministers concerned.

(2)   Will he provide details, as set out in that question, of all places occupied by his Department and by authorities under his control in buildings not owned by the Commonwealth.


Mr Hayden - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   Yes.

(2)   The number of buildings in each State not owned by the Commonwealth but occupied by the Department of Social Security and authorities under the control of the Minister for Social Security is as follows:

Queensland - 8.

South Australia - 8.

Western Australia - 6.

Tasmania- 4.

Australian Capital Territory - 1.

Northern Territory- 1.

In some of the above cases the Department does not have exclusive occupancy of the building concerned.

 







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