A potential $30 million blowout in costs has prompted a parliamentary committee to reject a plan by the National Archives of Australia to build a new preservation building in Mitchell. The public works committee has also criticised Archives management for providing ”confusing” information on the proposed $100 million project.
The committee wants the federal government to reconsider the financing model for the project and provide the cash-strapped Archives with enough money to pay in advance for a building fitout.
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