Public Works Committee

Committee Details

Parliamentary Committees Act
53rd Parliament 06/05/2014 - 17/02/2018

Committee Function

To investigate and scrutinize individual and specific public capital expenditure projects.
[a] to inquire into, consider and report on any public work referred to it by or under this Act, including:
i.the stated purpose of the work;
ii.the necessity or advisability of constructing it;
iii.where the work purports to be of a revenue-producing character, the revenue that it might reasonably be expected to produce;
iv.the present and prospective public value of the work;
v.the recurrent or whole-of-life costs associated with the work, including costs arising out of financial arrangements;
vi.the estimated net effect on the Consolidated Account or the funds of a statutory authority of the construction and proposed use of the work;
vii.the efficiency and progress of construction of the work and the reasons for any expenditure beyond the estimated costs of its construction;

[b] to perform such other functions as are imposed on the Committee under this or any other Act or by resolution of both Houses.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.