Upgrades to Defence Training Areas and Ranges in the Northern Territory

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Canberra, A.C.T., Jul. 21, 2021 /Medianet/ --

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works will scrutinise a $747 million proposal from the Department of Defence to provide essential upgrades to facilities and infrastructure at four existing Defence training areas in the Northern Territory at a public hearing on Thursday 22 July 2021.

The inquiry into the Department of Defence, United States Force Posture Initiatives Northern Territory Training Areas and Ranges Upgrades will examine the need and cost effectiveness of the proposed upgrades to: Robertson Barracks Close Training Area; Kangaroo Flats Training Area; Mount Bundey Training Area; and Bradshaw Field Training Area in the Northern Territory.

Public hearing details

Date: Thursday, 22 July 2021
Time: 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm (AEST)
Location: via teleconference

The hearing will be broadcast live at

Please note: the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works is not involved in the tendering process, awarding of contracts or details of the proposed works. Inquiries on these matters should be addressed to the relevant Commonwealth entities.For background information

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4636

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