Property and Construction Division

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Property and Construction Division (PCD) manages major capital works projects on behalf of the Australian Government and individual government entities. PCD also manages a non-Defence portfolio of properties comprising offices, land and other properties. In addition PCD oversees the Commonwealth Property Management Framework which includes legislation and policy for the management of property leased or owned by the Commonwealth, including acquisition, disposal and management of property interests.

Portfolio Operations Branch is responsible for the management of the Australian Government's domestic non-Defence property portfolio. The portfolio includes a diverse range of property types including office buildings, law courts and other special purpose properties, public interest properties, heritage buildings, residential properties and vacant land. From 1 January 2015 the portfolio will also include properties previously held by the Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation (AWDC).

Portfolio Planning Branch is responsible for all planning, programming, compliance and data management for the Finance-owned property portfolio, including safety, environment and heritage aspects.

Project Delivery Branch is responsible for sustainable improvement in the construction of major, high-risk or complex capital works projects and property remediation projects as determined by the Australian Government, including successful delivery of allocated projects and provision of advice to Australian Government entities on construction

Policy and Advice Branch provides property policy and advice to entities.  It administers decision making frameworks, (the Commonwealth Property Management Framework and the Commonwealth Property Disposal Policy), and statutes (the Lands Acquisition Act 1989) and the management of the Public Works Committee Act 1969) and the National Lands Ordinance.


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