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Thursday, 17 August 1972
Page: 162

Senator Wright (Tasmania) (Minister for Works) (11.58)- I 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: Development of Royal Australian Air Force Base, Amberley, Queensland.

The proposed work is a further stage in the development of the RAAF base at Amberley and involves the construction of the following facilities:

A.   Two hangar complexes for strike squadron, a hangar for medium lift helicopters and a maintenance hangar.

B.   Liquid oxygen facilities, chilled water installation, weapon and ammunition storage.

C.   Precision measuring equipment laboratory.

D.   Extensions to central store and telecommunications workshop.

E.   Associated engineering services, roads, car parks and aprons to new hangars.

The estimated cost of the proposed work is $ 14.2m. I table plans of the proposed work.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

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