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Thursday, 31 August 1972
Page: 599


Senator WRIGHT (Tasmania) (Minister for Works) - Pursuant to leave given this morning I now wish to move the 3 motions for reference of works to the Public Works Committee. I moye:

That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969-1972, the following proposed work be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works for investigation and report: Construction of telephone exchange at Woolloongabba, Queensland.

The proposed building will be a reinforced concrete structure comprising basement, ground floor and 15 upper floors. The building will accommodate electronic telecommunications equipment requiring airconditioning and emergency power systems of high reliability. The estimated cost of the proposed work is $10.2m. I table plans of the proposed work.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Construction of Telephone Exchange at Sydney East, New South Wales

Senator WRIGHT(Tasmania- Minister for Works) - J move:

That in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969-1972, the following proposed work be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works for investigation and report: Construction of telephone exchange at Sydney East, New South Wales.

The proposed building will be a reinforced concrete structure comprising basement, ground floor and 9 upper floors adjacent to the existing exchange in Liverpool Street, Sydney. It will accommodate electronic equipment requiring air-conditioning and emergency power systems of high reliability. The estimated cost of the proposed work is $3.5m. I table plans of the proposed work.

Question resolved in the affirmative.







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