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Thursday, 2 November 1967

Mr KELLY (Wakefield) (Minister for Works) - I move:

That, in accordance with the provisions ot the Public Works Committee Act 1913-1966, it is expedient to carry out the following proposed work which was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works and on which the committee has duly reported to the House: Development of airfield pavements and extensions to the terminal building at Adelaide Airport.

The proposal is to extend the main runway from 6,850 ft to 8,000 ft in length and to extend the parallel taxiway to the new end of the runway. It is also proposed to extend the existing terminal building at ground floor level by the addition of airline offices and a passenger concourse. A public area in which refreshments will be served is planned at first floor level. Extensions will also be made to the aircraft apron. The estimated cost of these works is $1,780,000.

The Committee has reported favourably upon the proposal and upon the concurrence of this House in this resolution the. work can proceed in accordance with the Committee's recommendations.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

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