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Act No. 10 of 1908 as made
An Act to appropriate further sums for the service of the years ended the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and six and the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and seven for the purposes of Additions, New Works, Buildings &c.
Date of Assent 03 Jun 1908
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

 

 

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ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION
(WORKS AND BUILDINGS),
1905-6 AND 1906-7.

 

 

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No. 10 of 1908.

An Act to appropriate further sums for the service of the years ended the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and six and the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and seven for purposes of Additions, New Works, Buildings, &c.

[Assented to 3rd June, 1908.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Eepresentatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows :—

Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Additional Appropriation (Works and Buildings) Act 1905-6 and 1906-7.

Appropriation of £1,900.

2. The sum of One thousand nine hundred pounds which has been issued from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the service of the year ended the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and six, shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 1 of 1905 for the purposes and services expressed in the First Schedule to this Act.

Appropriation of £59,907.

3. The sum of Fifty-nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-seven pounds which has been issued from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the service of the year ended the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and seven, shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 1 of 1906 for the purposes and services expressed in the the Second Schedule to this Act.

 

F.6965.

 

"Other."

FIRST SCHEDULE.

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£

UNDER CONTROL OF DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS.

 

Division No. 1.

 

TRADE AND CUSTOMS.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

No. 2.—Construction of Steam Launch..............................................

20

Subdivision No. 3

 

Queensland.

 

New Works.

 

No. 1 Jetty, Brisbane .........................................................................

28

Total Division No. 1..........................................

48

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Division No. 2.

 

DEFENCE.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

New Works.

 

No. 8, Shed for Ambulance Depôt, Newcastle District.......................

32

Read

 

No 10. Drill Hall and Offices, Armidale, including site..........

£600

 

In lieu of

 

 

No. 10. Drill Hall and Offices, Armidale................................

£600

 

No. 12. Drill Hall, Kogarah.................................................................

76

15. Land in addition to the site of present Rifle Range at Rand wick

6

16. Land near Colah Railway Station...........................................

94

Subdivision No. 2.

208

Victoria.

 

New Works.

 

No. 14. Shed for new vehicles, Australian Army Medical Corps........

29

20. Purchase of lathe...................................................................

5

 

34

 

 

Carried forward........................

242

48


 

 

"Other."

Under Control of Department of Home Affairs.

 

 

£

Brought forward...................................

48

Division No. 2.

 

DEFENCE.

 

Brought forward...................................

242

Subdivision No. 3.

 

Queensland.

 

New Works.

 

No. 8. Two Whalers and Covering Shed, Naval Forces, Cairns.................

1

10. Cable and Cable Storage Tanks for electrical communication between Goode Island and Mainland.............................................................................

62

 

63

Subdivision No. 4.

 

South Australia.

 

New Works.

 

No. 8. Caretaker's Quarters at Port Adelaide Rifle Range..........................

27

10. Land and Building at Yankalilla for Orderly Boom and Store........

52

11. Minor Services—Naval Forces.......................................................

53

12. Housing and Slipway for 2nd Class Torpedo boat..........................

26

13. Construction of Rifle Ranges at Blackwood, Jamestown, Kadian, and Orroroo...................................................................................................

101

 

259

Subdivision No. 5.

 

Western Australia.

 

No. 10. Removing and re-erecting Buildings, Arthur Head........................

238

Subdivision No. 6.

 

Tasmania.

 

No. 8. Drill Halls at Evan dale and Ulverstone..........................................

33

Total Division No. 2.........................................

835

Carried forward....................................

883

 


 

 

"Other."

Under Control of Department of Home Affairs.

£

Brought forward...................................

883

Division No. 3.

 

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

Additions.

 

No. 3. General Post Office, Sydney (to complete new storey)...................

305

Subdivision No. 2.

 

Victoria

 

New Works.

 

No. 7. Richmond South Post Office...........................................................

19

11. Wood's Point Post Office...............................................................

21

12. Purchase of Sites............................................................................

14

13. Ballarat Post Office........................................................................

556

 

610

Subdivision No. 4.

 

South Australia.

 

New Works.

 

No. 9. Wirrabarra Post Office....................................................................

1

Subdivision No. 5.

 

Western Australia.

 

New Works.

 

No. 10. Davyhurst Post Office...................................................................

17

Total Division No 3....................................

933

Carried forward....................................

1,816

 


 

 

"Other."

 

£

Brought forward...................................

1,816

UNDER CONTROL OF POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.

 

Division No. 4.

 

TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

Read

 

No. 2. Construction and extension of Telephone Lines, Instruments, and Material....................................................................

£15,000

 

4. Switch Boards for Branch Exchanges, and Additional Trunk Section Multiple Metallic Branching Switch Board................

3,000

 

 

18,000

 

In lieu of

 

 

No. 2. Construction and extension of Telephone Lines, Instruments, and Material....................................................................

£12,000

 

4. Switch Boards for Branch Exchanges and Additional Trunk Section Multiple Metallic Branching Switch Board...............

6,000

 

 

18,000

 

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UNDER CONTROL OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE.

 

Division No. 6.

 

SPECIAL DEFENCE MATERIAL.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

Read—                                  Military.

£

 

No. 1. Accoutrements...............................................................

4,860

 

2. Magazine Lee-Enfield rifles and parts............................

40,090

 

3. Artillery Ammunition for Fixed Defences......................

15,083

 

4. Field Artillery—Guns, Harness, Waggons, and Ammunition

10.165

 

5. Camp Equipment............................................................

2,909

 

6. Miscellaneous—Tools and other Material.......................

3,956

 

7. Medical Equipment........................................................

5,650

 

8. Field Engineers' Equipment............................................

2,000

 

9. Machine Guns................................................................

17,960

 

10. Two 7 5 Guns and Ammunition...................................

24,016

 

11. Cadet Rifles and Ammunition (portion to be paid into Trust Fund, Small Arms Ammunition Account)..................................

10,134

 

12. Mounting Guns at Fremantle........................................

246

 

Carried forward...................

137,069

1,816


 

 

 

"Other."

 

 

 

£

Brought forward...................................

1,816

Under Control of Department of Defence.

 

Division No. 6.

 

SPECIAL DEFENCE MATERIAL.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

Naval.

 

 

 

£

 

Brought forward........................................................

137,069

 

13. Six Gyroscopes..........................................................

240

 

14. Service Shell for 8-in. and 6-in. Guns........................

275

 

15. To complete Submarine Mining Equipment and 12-ponnder Equipment.............................................................

500

 

 

138,084

 

In lieu of—

 

 

Military.

 

 

No. 1. Accoutrements.............................................................

32,500

 

2. Saddle-trees, Stirrups, and Bits.....................................

10,250

 

3. Making Saddles............................................................

22,500

 

4. Field Artillery—Guns, Harness, Waggons, and Ammunition    

58,882

 

5. Camp Equipment.........................................................

8,000

 

6. Miscellaneous—Tools and other Materials...................

4,000

 

7. Medical Equipment......................................................

5,653

 

8. Field Engineers' Equipment..........................................

2,000

 

9. Machine Guns..............................................................

10,260

 

10 Two 7 5 Guns and Ammunition..................................

24,000

 

Naval.

 

 

No. 11. Six Gyroscopes..........................................................

240

 

12. Service Shell for 8-in. and 6-in. Guns........................

275

 

13. To complete Submarine Mining Equipment and 12-pounder Equipment...........................................................

500

 

 

179,060

 

Less amount which it is anticipated may not be expended during the year.......................................................................

41,060

 

 

138,000

 

Total Division No. 6...............................................................

84

Total Additions, New Works, Buildings, &c.....................................

1,900

 


 

 

"Other."

SECOND SCHEDULE.

 

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£

UNDER CONTROL OF DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS.

 

Division No. 2.

 

TRADE AND CUSTOMS.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

Victoria.

 

Additions

 

No. 2 Accommodation in King's Warehouse Yard for protection of goods which cannot be stored in the Warehouse..................................................................

5

3. Urinals, Customs House, Melbourne.................................................

50

Subdivision No. 4.

55

Queensland.

 

Additions

 

No. 1. Additious, Customs House, Dungeness.............................................

19

Total Division No. 2.............................

74

Division No. 3.

 

DEFENCE.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

Additions

 

No. 6. Rifle range, Bathurst..........................................................................

78

New Works

 

No. 19. Rand wick Rifle Range....................................................................

66

23. Miniature rifle ranges for cadets......................................................

5

Subdivision No. 2.

149

Victoria.

 

New Works

 

No. 9. Rifle ranges.......................................................................................

23

10. Drill halls ........................................................................................

48

11. Extension of Williamstown Rifle Range..........................................

41

19. Dredging a basin and channels, Swan Island, and a channel to Maribyrnong Magazine.......................................................................................

167

24. Miniature rifle ranges for cadets......................................................

110

Subdivision No. 3.

389

Queensland.

 

Additions

 

No. 4. Drill halls...........................................................................................

8

5. Minor works, Naval Forces................................................................

26

 

34

572

Carried forward....................................

 

 

74

 


 

 

"Other."

Under Control of Department of Home Affairs.

 

 

£

Brought forward..................................

74

Division No. 3.

 

DEFENCE.

 

Brought, forward ...

572

Subdivision No. 4.

 

South Australia.

 

Additions

 

No. 4a. Alterations to gunboat Protector....................................................

25

New Works

 

No. 11. Emplacement for 6 in. B.L. guns...................................................

4

13. Miniature rifle ranges for cadets....................................................

5

Subdivision No. 5.

34

Western Australia.

 

New Works

 

No. 10. Site for rifle range, Kalgoorlie........................................................

20

17. Fort and quarters, Arthur's Head....................................................

554

18. Site for rifle range, Karrakatta........................................................

14

19. Miniature rifle ranges for cadets.....................................................

5

Subdivision No. 6.

593

Tasmania.

 

Additions

 

No. 5. Alterations to Sandy Bay Rifle Range.............................................

84

New Works

 

No. 8. Rifle range, Launceston...................................................................

256

13. Site and constructing gun emplacement and accessories, Hobart.

699

16. Rifle range, Sandy Bay..................................................................

2,422

 

3,461

Total Division No. 3............................

4,660

Division No. 4.

 

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

New Works

 

No, 5. Lockhart Post Office........................................................................

11

6. Mosman Post Office.........................................................................

76

8. Tweed Heads Post Office................................................................

286

10. Purchase of sites..............................................................................

423

796

Carried forward ...

 

 

4,734

 

Under Control of Department of Home Affairs.

"Other."

 

£

Brought forward..................................

4,734

Division No. 4.

 

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

Brought forward..................................

796

Subdivision No. 2.

 

New Works—                                    VICTORIA.

 

No. 8. Site for post office at Windsor..........................................................

7

9. Purchase of sites................................................................................

608

10. New telephone exchange, Melbourne...............................................

7,404

11. Hawthorn Post Office.......................................................................

1,166

Subdivision No. 3.

9,185

New Works—                                   Queensland.

 

No. 6. Kiagaroy Post Office.........................................................................

190

Subdivision No. 4.

 

South Australia.

 

New Works

 

No. 5. Purchase of sites................................................................................

112

6. Telephone exchange, Adelaide..........................................................

1

 

113

Subdivision No. 5.

 

Western Australia

 

New Works

 

No. 6. Fremantle Post Office........................................................................

1,500

9. Purchase of sites................................................................................

414

10. Store. General Post Office, Perth......................................................

200

 

2,114

Total Division No. 4...........................

12,398

Total under control of Department of Home Affairs—
Carried forward.......................................................................

17,132

F.6965.

B


 

 

"Other."

UNDER CONTROL OF POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.

 

 

£

Division, No. 5.                         Brought forward.....................................

17,132

TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

New South Wales.

 

Read—

 

No. 1. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material.........................................................................

£14,116

 

2. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground .................................................................

31,097

 

3. Towards establishment of metallic circuits in connexion with the telephone system ..........................................................

4,865

 

4. Switchboards for branch exchanges, and additional trunk section, multiple metallic branching switchboard

1,527

 

5. Towards purchase of telephone lines and instruments held by subscribers under the " Purchase " system ....................

438

 

6. New South Wales portion of trunk telephone line between Sydney and Melbourne.................................................

32,025

 

 

£84,068

 

In lieu of

 

 

No. 1, Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material.........................................................................

£12,000

 

2. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground .................................................................

27,500

 

3. Towards establishment of metallic circuits in connexion with the telephone system ..........................................................

5,500

 

4. Switch boards for branch exchanges, and additional trunk section multiple metallic branching switchboard

8,000

 

5. Towards purchase of telephone lines and instruments held by subscribers under the "Purchase" system ......................

800

 

6. New South Wales portion of trunk telephone line between Sydney and Melbourne.................................................

23,000

 

 

£76,800

7,268

Subdivision No. 3.

 

Queensland.

 

No. 1. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material        

171

2. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground ..............

5,434

 

5,605

Total Division No. 5............................

12,873

Carried forward ...................................

30,005

 

 

"Other."

UNDER CONTROL OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE.

£

Brought forward .................................

30,005

Division No. 7.

 

SPECIAL DEFENCE MATERIAL.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

Read

 

Military.

 

1. Accoutrements, saddle-trees, stirrups, and bits..................

£5,836

 

2. Field artillery—guns, harness, waggons, and ammunition.

26,136

 

3. Camp equipment...............................................................

4,945

 

4. Miscellaneous—tools, and other materials.........................

394

 

5. Materials for small arms ammunition (paid into Trust Fund Small Arms Ammunition Account).........................................

1,132

 

6. Morris Tubes for magazine Lee-Enfield rifles...................

500

 

7. Cadet rifles and spare parts...............................................

18,682

 

8. Small arms ammunition (4,000,000 rounds 303)...............

19,934

 

9. Magazine Lee-Enfield rifles, cases, chargers, and spare parts

51,500

 

10. Electric search lights........................................................

6,000

 

11. Ammunition for fixed defences......................................

24,933

 

In lieu of—

159,992

 

Military.

 

 

No. 1. Accoutrements, saddle trees, stirrups, and bits..................

8,000

 

2. Field artillery—guns, harness, waggons and ammunition

53,040

 

3. Camp equipment...............................................................

6,000

 

4. Miscellaneous—tools, and other materials.........................

400

 

5. Field engineers' equipment................................................

2,216

 

6. Machine guns and ammunition..........................................

16,000

 

7. Cadet rifles........................................................................

12,000

 

8. Small arms ammunition (4,000,000 rounds-303)..............

21,500

 

9. 10,000 magazine Lee-Enfield rifles and parts...................

50,000

 

 

£169,156

 

Less anticipated unexpended amount..........................

39,156

 

 

£130,000

29,992

Total Additions, New Works, and Buildings...........................

59,997

 

 

 

 

 

 

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