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$101.3 million dollar base redevelopment at Simpson Barracks, Watsonia.



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THE HON. JOEL FITZGIBBON MP Minister for Defence

www.defence.gov.au

Wednesday, 5 November 2008 156/2008

$101.3 MILLION DOLLAR BASE REDEVELOPMENT AT SIMPSON BARRACKS, WATSONIA

WHAT: The Minister for Defence the Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP will turn the sod to mark the commencement of redevelopment works at Simpson Barracks

WHEN: 11:00 am, Thursday, 6 November 2008

WHERE: Simpson Barracks, Watsonia, Victoria

Background:

The Minister for Defence, the Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP, will visit Simpson Barracks, Watsonia to turn a sod to mark the commencement of a $101.3 million project for the Defence Force School of Signals (DFSS) project and upgrade works.

The project will provide facilities that enhance the delivery of joint Communication and Information Systems (CIS) training at the DFSS campus at Simpson Barracks.

Media contacts: Jack Smith (Joel Fitzgibbon): 02 6277 7800 or 0408 116 423 Defence Media Liaison: 02 6265 3343 or 0408 498 664