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Funding Arrangements for Western Australian Infrastructure Projects


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:01 Nov 2006
Date Ended:15 May 2008
Committee:Public Accounts Committee (2005 - 2008)
House:Legislative Assembly
Media Statements:
Important Information:The Committee will report to the Legislative Assembly by 1 June 2008.
Terms of Reference:The Public Accounts Committee will examine and report on -
  1. The funding arrangements, including State and Federal agreements, of selected major infrastructure projects and proposed projects in Western Australia;
  2. The adequacy of those arrangements in meeting the needs of the State, in particular its rapidly expanding resource sector;
  3. The level of Federal and State investment in and control over major infrastructure projects and the long term impacts of those levels;
  4. Changes or mechanisms that would enhance infrastructure funding outcomes for the State; and
  5. Other matters deemed relevant by the Committee.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
26 Sep 200709:00 AMChamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia
26 Sep 200710:00 AMChamber of Minerals and Energy Western Australia
15 Oct 200709:30 AMDepartment of Treasury and Finance
15 Oct 200711:00 AMDepartment of the Premier and Cabinet
15 Oct 200701:30 PMDepartment of Local Government and Regional Development
15 Oct 200703:00 PMWestern Australian Planning Commission
24 Oct 200710:00 AMWestern Australian Local Government Association
14 Nov 200710:00 AMDepartment for Planning and Infrastructure
21 Nov 200710:00 AMDepartment of Industry and Resources
10 Mar 200809:00 AMFortescue Metals Group Ltd
10 Mar 200810:30 AMWoodside Energy Ltd
10 Mar 200801:00 PMINPEX Browse Ltd
12 Mar 200810:00 AMDepartment for Planning and Infrastructure
19 Mar 200810:00 AMMember for North West Coastal
02 Apr 200809:00 AMBHP Billiton Limited
09 Apr 200811:00 AMWestern Australian Local Government Association
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr David Parker (Director, Chamber of Minerals and Energy), Ms Carolyn Roberts (Project Officer, Chamber of Minerals and Energy) on 26 Sep 2007
Evidence by.. Mr John Langoulant (Chief Executive, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA)), Mr Nathan Taylor (Senior Economist, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA)) on 26 Sep 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Michael Court (Director, Asset Planning and Management, Department of Treasury and Finance), Mr Anthony Kannis (Executive Director, Agency Resources, Department of Treasury and Finance), Mr Mark Altus (Director, Revenue and Intergovernmental Relations, Department of Treasury and Finance) on 15 Oct 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Donald Weaver (Director of Strategies and Legislation, Department of Local Government and Regional Development), Mr Geoffrey Comben (Manager, Financial Assistance, Department of Local Government and Regional Development), Dr Chris Berry (Manager, Regional Policy Unit, Department of Local Government and Regional Development) on 15 Oct 2007
Evidence by.. Mr William Phillips (Director, Office of Development Approvals Coordination), Mr David Hatt (Chief Policy Adviser, Department of the Premier and Cabinet), Mr Daniel Smith (Deputy Chief Policy Advisor, Department of the Premier and Cabinet) on 15 Oct 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Jeremy Dawkins (Chairman, Western Australian Planning Commission) on 15 Oct 2007
Evidence by.. Mr William Mitchell (President, Western Australian Local Government Association), Ms Ricky Burges (Chief Executive Officer, Western Australian Local Government Association), Mr Ian Duncan (Economist, Western Australian Local Government Association) on 24 Oct 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Eric Lumsden (Director General, Department for Planning and Infrastructure), Ms Dorte Ekelund (Deputy Director General, Department for Planning and Infrastructure), Mr John Fischer (Executive Director Transport Industry Policy, Department for Planning and Infrastructure), Mr Athol Jamieson (Assistant Director General Operations, Department for Planning and Infrastructure), Mr Martin Richardson (Executive Director Urban Policy, Department for Planning and Infrastructure) on 14 Nov 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Kiossev (General Manager, Infrastructure Policy, Department of Industry and Resources), Mr Guiseppe Lunghitano (Principal Policy Officer, Department of Industry and Resources), Mr Colin Slattery (Acting Assistant Director General, Department of Industry and Resources) on 21 Nov 2007
Evidence by.. Mr Sean Kildare, General Manager External Affairs, INPEX Browse Ltd on 10 Mar 2008
Evidence by.. Mr Julian Tapp, Head of Government Relations, Fortescue Metals Group on 10 Mar 2008
Evidence by.. Mr Keith Spence, Executive Vice-President Enterprise Capability, Woodside Energy Ltd, Mr Niegel Grazia, Vice-President Government Affairs, Woodside Energy Ltd, Ms Sasha Pendal, Manager, Government Affairs, Woodside Energy Ltd on 10 Mar 2008
Evidence by.. Ms Dorte Ekelund, Deputy Director General, Department for Planning and Infrastructure, Mr John Fischer, Executive Director, Transport Industry Policy, Mr Martin Richardson, Executive Director, Urban Policy on 12 Mar 2008
Evidence by.. Mr Fredrick Riebeling, Member for North West Coastal, Parliament of Western Australia on 19 Mar 2008
Evidence by.. Mr Ford Murray (Manager Government Relations, BHP Billiton Nickel West) on 2 Apr 2008
Evidence by.. Mr Bill Mitchell (President, Western Australian Local Government Association), Mr Ian Duncan (Economist, Western Australian Local Government Association) on 9 Apr 2008
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
9 Inquiry into Funding Arrangements for Western Australian Infrastructure Projects15 May 2008