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Defence Infrastructure Division

Facilities For JP157 Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works

PWC Process Stages

The PWC’s Manual of Procedures for Departments and Agencies identifies eight steps in the PWC process:

  1. Identification of the need to refer a proposed public work to the PWC;
  2. the preparation of a submission to the PWC (the Statement of Evidence);
  3. the referral of a proposed project to the PWC;
  4. pre-public hearing activities;
  5. site inspection;
  6. public hearing and follow-up; and
  7. the tabling of the PWC’s report in the House of Representatives and the Senate.
  8. Parliamentary approval by the House of Representatives for work to commence.

In practice, Defence combines these steps into four distinct phases: referral, hearing, expediency and reporting. The key steps in PWC process for the JP157 Facilities for the Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles are:

  1. The Project is scheduled to be referred in Parliament in November 2017;
  2. The Hearing date will be advertised in this space in the future;
  3. The expediency date for the Project will be advertised in this space in the future; and
  4. PWC report outcomes will be published in this space in the future.

http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Joint/Public_Works