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Australia. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House
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Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House / [report of the Commissioner T.R. Morling]
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australia Govt. Pub. Service, [1994]
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ROYAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE LEASING BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF ACCOMMODATION IN CENTENARY HOUSE REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER 1
Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House 3
Table of Contents 9
List of acronyms and abbreviations 11
Summary of findings 13
1. Establishment and proceedings of the Commission 23
2. Chronology of events preceding execution of the lease 28
3. The offer of $50 000 to the Australian Property Group 54
4. Are the terms of the lease reasonable? 60
5. Communications between the Australian National Audit Office and the Department of Finance 87
6. Were appropriate steps taken by the Australian National Audit Office and the Department of Finance to ensure that the ANAO could fund the lease commitments on Centenary House? 104
7. Did the Australian National Audit Office give adequate instructions to the Australian Property Group as regards its accommodation needs? 117
8. The appropriateness of the tender and selection processes followed in identifying suitable accommodation for the ANAO 123
9. The roles of Australian Estate Management and the Australian Government Solicitor 126
10. Did the Australian Property Group fulfil its responsibilities to the Australian National Audit Office, and were the communications between them adequate? 130
11. Did any party to the lease of Centenary House obtain unfair and/or above-market commercial advantage from the lease? 133
12. Did the Commonwealth Agencies act in the best interests of the Commonwealth, including so as to achieve value for money? 136
13. Whether the Commonwealth agencies acted in accordance with Government Policies 139
14. The longer-term funding implications for the ANAO of the Centenary House lease and the options available in relation to the funding of it 149
15. Are changes to existing arrangements necessary or desirable? 155
16. Other matters relevant to the public interest 159

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Australia. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House and Morling, T. R. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House Canberra: Australia Govt. Pub. Service, 1994. Web. 29 September 2020 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665680327>

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Australia. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House & Morling, T. R. 1994, Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Leasing by the Commonwealth of Accommodation in Centenary House Australia Govt. Pub. Service, Canberra viewed 29 September 2020 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665680327

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