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Capital Facilities Projects (-$35.1m)

Approved Major Capital Facilities Projects

Over the 2003-04 financial year, the Government approved nine major facilities projects. Six of these projects were referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Public Works for consideration and a further three were granted an exemption from a public hearing. Four of the six projects referred to the Committee have been approved, with public hearings held for a fifth project and pending for the sixth. During the same period, 19 medium projects received either departmental or Ministerial approval to proceed.

In the 2003-04 financial year, three major capital facilities projects and 13 medium capital facilities projects were completed.

The following tables provide details of estimated and actual expenditure on works during 2003-04 and the status of projects foreshadowed for approval in 2003-04 by state, federal electorate and location.

Table 4.5 and accompanying descriptions provide details on progress and expenditure during 2003-04 on major capital facilities projects, which are those projects which cost over $6m.

Table 4.5 Approved Major Capital Facilities Projects by State and Federal Electorate
  Total
Estimated
Expenditure
Cumulative
Expenditure(1)
2003-04
Budget
Estimate
2003-04
Revised
Estimate
2003-04
Actual
Expenditure
  $'000 $'000 $'000 $'000 $'000
New South Wales
Eden-Monaro
Eden
Naval Ammunitioning Facility 43,300 43,298 9,600 18,500 12,210
Gilmore
Nowra - HMAS Albatross
Base Redevelopment 110,000 100,918 5,400 2,500 868
Hughes
Holsworthy
Special Forces Training Facilities(2) 79,600 623 - - 623
Kingsford Smith
Randwick
Disposal and Rationalisation - Interim Works(3) 8,750 2,952 - - 2,952
Macquarie
Richmond - RAAF Richmond
Reinvestment(4) 35,000 685 - 5,000 685
Parramatta
Ermington
Pre-Disposal Site Works 33,106 7,188 9,800 7,000 1,802
Paterson
Williamtown - RAAF Williamtown
Redevelopment Stage 1 and Airborne Early Warning and Control Works(5) 129,200 18,333 19,000 14,000 14,945
Total New South Wales 438,956 173,997 43,800 47,000 34,085
Victoria
Melbourne Ports
Fishermans Bend
Relocation of DSTO Platforms Sciences Laboratory 61,200 49,027 26,500 25,000 18,030
Total Victoria 61,200 49,027 26,500 25,000 18,030
Queensland
Forde
Canungra
Defence Intelligence Training Centre 17,400 16,381 6,500 7,500 7,564
Groom
Oakey
Oakey Base Redevelopment 76,200 69,789 40,000 40,000 45,289
Herbert
Townsville - Lavarack Barracks
Redevelopment Stage 2 151,587 149,941 1,200 - 1,407
Redevelopment Stage 3 170,649 114,111 57,000 57,000 59,672
RAAF Townsville
Redevelopment Stage 2 72,546 71,205 37,500 33,000 32,345
Total Queensland 488,382 421,427 142,200 137,500 146,277
South Australia
Bonython
Edinburgh - RAAF Edinburgh
Redevelopment Stage 1 41,491 37,873 3,500 12,400 10,433
DSTO Edinburgh
Extension to Joint Electronic Warfare Building(6) 19,890 - - - -
Total South Australia 61,381 37,873 3,500 12,400 10,433
Western Australia
Brand
Garden Island - HMAS Stirling
Base Development Stage 2D 39,741 31,768 2,000 500 178
Total Western Australia 39,741 31,768 2,000 500 178
Northern Territory
Lingiari
Timber Creek
Bradshaw Field Training Area Infrastructure 64,783 13,264 15,000 4,000 448
Katherine - RAAF Tindal
Security Fence(7) 9,250 331 - 3,000 331
Solomon
Darwin
1st Aviation Regiment Relocation(8) 75,000 6,240 - 6,000 6,240
RAAF Darwin
Base Redevelopment 11,670 9,338 4,000 4,400 2,403
Development of Operational Facilities 61,900 61,425 1,000 1,700 2,034
Total Northern Territory 222,603 90,598 20,000 19,100 11,456
Australian Capital Territory
Fraser
Canberra
HMAS Harman
Defence Network Operations Centre 19,600 18,880 4,600 2,300 2,406
Canberra Multi-User Depot 13,500 11,792 - 12,500 11,756
Russell Offices
Intelligence Facilities(9) 14,900 10,400 14,900 11,700 10,400
Total Australian Capital Territory 48,000 41,072 19,500 26,500 24,562
TOTAL 1,360,263 845,762 257,500 268,000 245,021

Notes

  1. Cumulative Expenditure to 30 June 2004.
  2. Approved by the Government on 27 May 2004.
  3. Approved by the Joint Standing Committee on Public Works on 2 June 2004.
  4. Approved by the Joint Standing Committee on Public Works on 15 October 2003.
  5. Total estimated expenditure reduced to reflect turnkey project for airborne early warning and control support centre being delivered by Boeing at $19.8m. These funds are held in the major capital equipment program. Total estimated cost is adjusted accordingly.
  6. Approved by the Government on 10 June 2004.
  7. Approved by the Joint Standing Committee on Public Works on 8 September 2003.
  8. Approved by the Joint Standing Committee on Public Works on 21 August 2003.
  9. Approved by the Government on 6 November 2003.

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