Major Capital Facilities Program 2007-08

Approved major capital facilities projects

In 2007-08, 13 projects received Parliamentary clearance. A further five projects are scheduled for consideration by the Parliament in 2008-09. During 2007-08, 23 medium projects received either departmental or Governmental approval to proceed.

Table 6.3 and the following descriptions provide details on progress and expenditure during 2007-08 on major capital facilities projects.

Table 6.3 Approved Major Capital Facilities Projects by state and federal electorate
Total
estimated
expenditure
($m)
Cumulative
expenditure
to 30 June 2008
($m)
2007-08
Budget
estimate
($m)
2007-08
Additional
estimate[1]
($m)
2007-08
Actual
expenditure
($m)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Eden-Monaro
Headquarters Joint Operations Command
Command, Control, Communications, Computing and Intelligence Systems[2] 93.9 43.1 43.8 46.8 34.2
Hughes
Holsworthy
Special Forces Training Facilities 94.0 89.3 9.1 9.1 7.1
Special Operations Working Accommodation and Base Redevelopment Stage 1 207.7 171.1 53.5 53.5 56.9
171 Aviation Squadron Relocation 92.0 70.1 46.0 46.0 42.9
Parramatta
Ermington
Pre-Disposal Site Works 33.1 27.3 7.2 6.1 2.0
Paterson
Williamtown
RAAF Williamtown Redevelopment Stage 1 and Airborne Early Warning and Control Works and Multi Role Tanker Transport Pavement Works [3] [4] 132.7 117.0 13.7 3.0 1.7
Riverina
RAAF Wagga
College Relocation[5] - 65.6 25.0 27.8 27.7
Total New South Wales 653.4 583.5 198.3 192.3 172.5
VICTORIA
Gippsland
RAAF East Sale
College Relocation 133.4 65.6 25.0 27.8 27.7
Jagajaga
Watsonia
Defence Force School of Signals 101.3 2.6 - 10.4 2.6
McEwen
Monegeetta
Land Engineering Agency - Test Services Relocation[6] 35.9 - - - -
Total Victoria 270.6 68.2 25.0 38.2 30.3
QUEENSLAND
Blair
Amberley
RAAF Amberley Redevelopment Stage 2 285.6 244.3 63.0 46.5 46.5
RAAF Amberley Redevelopment Stage 3 331.5 12.5 - 10.0 12.5
Heavy Airlift Capability - Permanent Facilities[6] 268.2 11.3 - 8.0 11.3
Brisbane
Enoggera
Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Facilities 17.5 16.5 7.5 7.5 7.3
Base Redevelopment Stage 1[6] 80.2 - - - -
Forde
Canungra
Kokoda Barracks Redevelopment 86.7 82.1 19.5 12.5 12.8
Leichhardt
Cairns
HMAS Cairns Redevelopment 76.3 52.1 45.0 39.0 38.5
Herbert
Townsville
RAAF Townsville Troop Lift Helicopter Facilities 20.0 19.5 14.4 14.4 14.2
Lavarack Barracks Redevelopment
Stage 4
207.2 42.3 - 41.5 42.3
Total Queensland 1,373.2 480.6 149.4 179.4 185.4
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Wakefield
Edinburgh Defence Precinct
Hardened and Networked Army Facilities [7] [8] 596.8 - - - -
RAAF Edinburgh
Heavy Airlift Capability - Permanent Facilities[6] - 1.7 - 1.0 1.7
Total South Australia 596.8 1.7 - 1.0 1.7
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Pearce
RAAF Base Pearce
Redevelopment Stage 1 142.2 0.7 - 5.0 0.7
Total Western Australia 142.2 0.7 - 5.0 0.7
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Lingiari
RAAF Tindal
Redevelopment Stage 5[6] 58.7 - - - -
Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft Facilities[6] 64.2 - - - -
Timber Creek
Bradshaw Field Training Area Infrastructure 72.6 64.8 0.5 2.0 0.3
Solomon
Darwin
Darwin Naval Base - Patrol Boat Facilities 19.2 13.2 3.5 5.4 3.4
Robertson Barracks Redevelopment[6] 72.1 - - - -
RAAF Darwin
Redevelopment Stage 2[6] 49.8 - - - -
Heavy Airlift Capability - Permanent Facilities [7] - 1.6 - 1.0 1.6
Total Northern Territory 336.6 79.6 4.0 8.4 5.3
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Jervis Bay
HMAS Creswell Redevelopment[6] 83.6 - - - -
Total Australian Capital Territory 83.6 - - - -
OTHER
Malaysia
Royal Malaysian Air Force - Butterworth
ADF Facilities Rationalisation 23.6 0.5 - 5.6 0.5
Total Other 23.6 0.5 - 5.6 0.5
VARIOUS
Multi Role Helicopter Facilities [6] [9] 137.2 - - - -
Total Various 137.2 - - - -
Total 3,623.0 1,209.0 376.7 429.9 390.7

Notes

  1. As published in the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2007-08.
  2. Increase in approved budget cost related to land acquisition, relocation and project management costs.
  3. The budget figure is the approved project budgets for the RAAF Williamtown Redevelopment Stage 1 and Airborne Early Warning and Control Works projects and the addition of the Multi Role Tanker Transport Pavement Works project.
  4. Budget increased approved after publication of the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2007-08.
  5. RAAF College Relocation Wagga/East Sale has an approved budget of $133.4m covering two locations, RAAF East Sale and RAAF Wagga.
  6. Project approved after publication of the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2007-08.
  7. RAAF Amberley Heavy Airlift Capability - Permanent Facilities has an approved budget of $268.2m covering five locations, RAAF Amberley, RAAF Edinburgh, RAAF Darwin, RAAF Townsville and RAAF Pearce.
  8. The $623.7m budget for Hardened and Networked Army facilities includes the development and delivery phase budgets. The delivery phase budget of $596.8m may need to be adjusted to reflect the final expenditure from the development phase.
  9. Multi Role Helicopter Facilities - Permanent Facilities has an approved budget of $168.7m covering four locations, RAAF Townsville, the Army Aviation Centre (Oakey), HMAS Albatross (Nowra), and Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera (Brisbane). Multi Role Helicopter Facilities - Permanent Facilities budget excludes $31.5m for simulation facilities being delivered by the DMO and is reported by the DMO.