AIR2025 Phase 6 Jindalee Operational Radar Network Facilities, Northern Territory
Parliamentary Works Committee Process
The PWC’s Manual of Procedures for Departments and Agencies identifies eight steps in the PWC process:
- Identification of the need to refer a proposed public work to the PWC;
- The preparation of a submission to the PWC (the Statement of Evidence);
- The referral of a proposed project to the PWC;
- Pre-public hearing activities;
- Site inspection;
- Public hearing and follow-up; and
- The tabling of the PWC’s report in the House of Representatives and the Senate.
- Parliamentary approval by the House of Representatives for work to commence.
In practice, the Department of Defence groups these steps into three distinct phases: referral, hearing, and expediency.
The key steps in the PWC process for – AIR2025 Phase 6 JORN Facilities upgrade include:
- Referral: The AIR2025 Phase 6 JORN Facilities Project was referred on the 23rd of May 2018.
- Hearing: The Hearing Venue and Date will be published by the PWC on their website after the Project is referred.
- Expediency: The Expediency date will be published on the PWC website after the PWC Outcomes report is tabled in the Parliament.