Joint Standing Committee on Public Works

Members:

 
Legislative Council House of Assembly
Hon C. M.Farrell MLC - (Deputy Chair);
Hon R.H.F Valentine MLC


Ms M.R.Ogilvie;
Mrs J.F. Rylah - (Chair);
Mr M. D. Shelton

Administration:

 

Secretary:

Mr Scott Hennessy

Phone (03) 6212 2248
Fax (03) 6212 2369
Email: scott.hennessy@parliament.tas.gov.au

Legislation

Public Works Committee Act 1914

Making a Written Submission

Making a Written Submission

Functions of the Committee

The Public Works Committee has no 'Terms of Reference' per se, the functions of the committee are prescribed by section 15 of the Public Works Committee Act (No. 32 of 1914) as follows:-

15. Functions of Committee
(1) The Committee shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, consider and report upon every public work that is proposed to be undertaken by a general government sector body, except any public work which hereafter may be withdrawn from the operation of this Act by a resolution withdrawing same adopted by each House of Parliament (and whether such work is a continuation, completion, repair, reconstruction, extension, or new work), in all cases where the estimated cost of completing the work exceeds $5 000 000.

(2) In considering and reporting on any work, the Committee shall have regard to –
(a) the stated purpose thereof;
(b) the necessity or advisability of carrying it out; and where the work purports to be of a reproductive or revenue producing character, the amount of revenue which it may reasonably be expected to produce; and
(c) the present and prospective public value of the work –
and generally the Committee shall in all cases take such measures and procure such information as may enable them to inform or satisfy Parliament as to the expedience of carrying out the work.

(3) In this section –
"general government sector body" means –
(a) a Government department within the meaning of the State Service Act 2000; and
(b) any State authority classified as an entity within the general government sector in the Treasurer's annual report;
"State authority" means a body or authority, whether incorporated or not, that is established or constituted under a written law or under the royal prerogative, being a body or authority which, or of which the governing authority, wholly or partly comprises a person or persons appointed by the Governor, a Minister or another State authority, but does not include a Government department within the meaning of the State Service Act 2000;
"Treasurer's annual report" means the annual report prepared by the Treasurer under section 26A of the Financial Management and Audit Act 1990.

 

 

Current Inquiries:

Midland Highway Safety Works Package – Epping Forest to Powranna

Austins Ferry Primary School Major Redevelopment

Windermere Primary School Major Redevelopment

Recent Inquiries:


2016

 

Midland Highway Safety Works Package – Symmons Plains to South of Perth

Huon Highway/Summerleas Road Intersection Upgrade

Northern Support School Ravenswood Campus Refurbishment

Midland Highway Safety Upgrades, Kempton to Melton Mowbray Stage 2 Smithton High School Major Refurbishment Parklands High School Major Refurbishment

2015

 
Montrose Bay High School Redevelopment Latrobe High School Major Refurbishment Prospect High School Major Refurbishment Kings Meadows High School Major Refurbishment Midland Highway, Mangalore to Bagdad Stage 1 Midland Highway, Kempton to Melton Mowbray Stage 1 Midland Highway, Perth to Breadalbane Duplication Midland Highway, White Lagoon to Mona Vale Safety Upgrade Brooker Highway, Elwick Road to Howard Road Bass Highway West of Westbury-Duplication Between Birralee Road Overpass and Exton Esk Main Rd: St Pauls River Bridge and Culvert 3169 Replacement

2014

 
South Arm Highway Extension/Rokeby Main Road Redevelopment of Brooks High School Macquarie Heads Development Road Development of Glenorchy Integrated Care Centre

2013

 

George Town Hub

Arthur Highway Upgrade

Ferry Main Road

Colebrook Main Road, Richmond - Heavy Vehicle Link Road

Construction of Dunalley Primary School


2012

 

Tarkine Forest Drive

Rokeby Main Road

Three Capes Track

Prisons Infrastructure Redevelopment, Stage D1

Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment - Report
Transcripts of Evidence - 03 October 2012 - Hobart
Submissions - DHHS

Murchison Highway Upgrade - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 25 September2012

Bass Highway, North of Gannons Hill. - Report
Midland Highway, Symmons Plains. - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 31 July 2012
DIER Submission - Bass Highway - Gannons Hill
DIER Submission - Midland Highway - Symmons Plains

Prossers Road Intersection Upgrades - Report
Bridport Main Road Upgrade
Tasman Highway and Gladstone Main Road Upgrades from Derby through to Herrick.
Transcript of Evidence - 18 July 2012
DIER Submission - Bridport Main Road
DIER Submission - Prossers Road Intersection
DIER Submission - Tasman Highway - Derby to Herrick

North West Cancer Care Centre - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 7 June 2012
DHHS Submission

West Tamar Highway Near Brady's Lookout - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 9 February 2012
DIER Submission

Mathinna/Evercreech Bridge Replacements - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 9 February 2012
DIER Submission


2011

 

North West Regional Hospital - Multi-Story Car Park - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 December
DHHS Submission

Mud Walls Secondary Road, Road Reinstatement - Report
Transcript of Evidence 9 November
DIER Submission

Wellington Centre, Hobart – Fit-out and air bridge for ambulatory clinics - Report
Transcript of Evidence 5 September
DHHS Submission

Proposed public primary school in the Port Sorell area - Report - Report Annexure
Transcript of Evidence - 25 August

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Redevlopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 4 July

Divisional Headquarters Development - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 25 May

Huon Valley Trade Training Centre - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 02 March

Flinders Island Hospital and Health Centre - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 19 January


2010

 

King Island Hospital and Health Centre - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 15 December

Bridgewater Learning Federation - Report.

Devonport Police Headquarters - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 28 October

Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe, Emergency Medicine Redevelopment.- Report
Transcript of Evidence - 28 October

Princes Wharf Renewal Project.- Report.

Royal Hobart Hospital - phase one Project. - Report.
Transcript of Evidence - 23 August


2009

 

Brooker Highway Upgrade - Report

Tarkine Road Project - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 25 November

Tasmanian Skills Institute - Green Skills Centre Of Excellence - Report - Annexures
Tasmanian Polytechnic - Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Training Centre, Paterson St.
Tasmanian Polytechnic - Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Training Centre, Wellington Square.
- Report Wellington Square
Transcript of Evidence - 16 November

Bridgewater and Southern Midlands Learning Federation
Transcript of Evidence - 21 December

Romaine Park Primary School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 October

West Somerset Primary School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 October

Royal Hobart Hospital Campus Upgrade - Report
Transcript of Evidence 24 September

Clarence Integrated Care Centre and GP Superclinic - Report

The development of the new Hilton Rise Primary School located on the former Roseneath Primary School site - Report
Transcript of Evidence 25 September

The construction of the new Claremont Park Primary School located on the former Claremont High School site - Report
Transcript of Evidence 25 September

The construction of the new Glenorchy High School located on the site of the
Rosetta High School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 25 September

Replacement of Leven River Bridge.- Report
Transcript of Evidence 13 November 2009

Illawarra Main Road.- Report
Transcript of Evidence 30 October 2009

Launceston Health Precinct Capital Improvement Program. - Report
Transcript of Evidence 30 October 2009

Dilston Bypass - Report
Transcript of Evidence 14 August

Channel Highway, Kingston Bypass - Report
Transcript of Evidence 29 July

Rose Bay High School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 29 June

Redevelopment of Lauderdale Primary School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 29 June

Redevelopment of Divisional Headquarters, Bellerive Police Station - Report
Transcript of Evidence 25 May

Winnaleah District High School Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 12 May

Bruny Island Community Centre
Transcript of Evidence 13 March

Rosebery District High School - Report
Transcript of evidence 17 February

Sorell Link Road - Report
Transcript of Evidence 12 February

Ogilvie High School Refurbishment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 12 February

Brighton Bypass - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 January 09

Bridgewater Bridge Refurbishment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 January 09


2008

 

Brighton Hub - Report
Transcript of Evidence

Paediatric Enhancement Project, Royal Hobart Hospital
Transcript of evidence 31 July 08

Newstead College - Report
Transcript of evidence 4 July 08

Lake Secondary Road, Meander Road Junction To East Church Street Upgrade - Report
Transcript of evidence 13 June 08

Lyell Highway, Granton to New Norfolk - Murphys Flats to Molesworth Junction and Tarrants Road in Granton to Lime Kiln Point.- Report
Transcript of Evidence 5 June 08

Tea Tree Secondary Road Pavement Watering and Junction Improvements - Report
Transcript of Evidence 06 May 2008

New Kingston High School - Report
Redevelopment of Huonville High School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 05 May 2008

Inquiry into Rocherlea Primary School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 18 April 2008

Hazelwood School – Proposed new facilities at Clarence Street , Howrah.- Report
Transcript of Evidence 31 March 08.

New Norfolk Primary School Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 13 February

Parliament House Works - Report
Transcript of Evidence 07 February


2007

 
Cradle Mountain Centralised Sewerage Scheme - Report
Transcript of Evidence 22 August
Transcript of Evidence 17 July

South Arm Highway Report, Shoreline Drive to Oceana - Highway Duplication
Transcript of Evidence 2 July

Mayfield Primary School Redevelopment 26 February - Report

Smithton District Hospital Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 6 February

2006

 

Lilydale to Scottsdale, Hurst Creek to Oak Dene Road - Report
Transcript of Evidence 16 November
Transcript of Evidence 13 December

Tasman Highway, Bourkes Road to Barrow Creek - Report
Transcript of Evidence 13 December

Natural Gas Energy Solution for the Launceston General Hospital - Report
Transcript of Evidence 5 December

Bass Highway, Sisters Hills Upgrade- Report
Transcript of Evidence 25 August

George Town District Hospital Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 24 January


2005

 

Bass Highway, Sisters Hills Upgrade Dallas Hill Climbing Lanes and Myalla Road to Rulla Road - Report
Transcript of Evidence 5 December

East Launceston Primary School – Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 12 July

Esk Main Road, East of Killymoon Bridge – Road Reinstatement Report
Transcript of Evidence 2 February

New Town High School Redevelopment Report
Transcript of Evidence 21 March

Prisons Infrastructure Redevelopment Program, Stage C, Extension Works - Report
Transcript of Evidence 19 May

Redevelopment of Riverside High School - Report
Transcript of Evidence 17 November

Royal Hobart Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine Report
Transcript of Evidence 6 April

Royal Hobart Hospital Short-Term Works Project - Report
Transcript of Evidence 9 December

Scottsdale North Eastern Soldiers Memorial Hospital Redevelopment - Report
Transcript of Evidence 13 July

Tasman Highway, Maclaines Creek Bridge and Approaches Replacement - Report
Transcript of Evidence - 5 October

West Coast District Hospital Development Report

West Tamar Highway, Supply River Bridges Upgrade - Report
Transcript of Evidence 17 November


2004

 

Ogilvie High School Redevelopment Report
Transcript of Evidence 18 October

Huon Linc Development Report
Transcript of Evidence 15 October

Lilydale to Scottsdale: Bridport Main Road to Oak Dene Road Report
Transcript of Evidence 5 October 15 October

West Coast District Hospital Development
Transcript of Evidence 29 November 9 December

West Tamar Highway - Cormiston Road To Legana (Legana Park Drive), Highway Duplication Report
Transcript of Evidence 28 June


2003

 

Prisons Infrastructure Redevelopment Program, Stage C
Transcripts of Evidence 13 February 15 May Report

Glen Huon Road Project Report
Transcripts of Evidence 22 January, 11 March 21 and 22 October


2002

 

Cradle Mountain Services, Mains and Walking Track Development Report

Cradle Mountain Tourist Road Sealing from the Visitors Centre to Dove Lake including the Waldheim Spur Report
Transcripts of Evidence - 14 January and 9 October

Deloraine District Hospital Redevelopment Report Transcript of Evidence

Lyell Highway and Molesworth Road Junction Report Transcript of Evidence

Meander Dam - Design, Construction, Financing and Operation Report
Transcripts of Evidence - 7 November and 8 November


2001

 
Arthur Highway - Sorell to Murdunna Pavement Widening and Shoulder Sealing Report
Transcript of Evidence

Bass Highway - Black River Bridge, Replacement and Realignment of its Approaches Report
Transcript of Evidence

Bass Highway - Detention River Bridge, Replacement & Realignment of Approaches Report
Transcript of Evidence

Campbell Town Hospital Redevelopment Report
Transcript of Evidence

East Coast Interpretation Centre Report
Transcript of Evidence

Reece High School Infrastructure and Establishment Costs for the Rebuilding of the School Report
Transcript of Evidence - 15 August and 29 August

Riverside Primary School Re-Development Report
Transcript of Evidence

TAFE Tasmania Clarence Campus Redevelopment Report
Transcript of Evidence

TAFE Tasmania Tasman Complex Re-Development, Phase 2 Report
Transcript of Evidence

Tasman Highway at Paradise Gorge Report
Transcript of Evidence

Tasmania Police Academy Refurbishment Report
Transcript of Evidence