Department of Climate Change Leases Space at Canberra Building Owned by ATO

THE Australian Taxation Office will play landlord, leasing a large chunk of a Canberra office building it owns to the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

The department will pay nearly $1.3 million per annum to lease 2940 square metres of space at the office, on the corner of Akuna and Bunda streets.

It has leased the space – three levels of the building – for one year and nine months, which assumes the Gillard government will serve its full term.

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Department of Climate Change Leases Major Canberra Office

THE Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency has leased a 21,000 square metre office in Canberra, paying a whopping annual rent of between $420 and $450 per square metre.

The government employers will work from picturesque space adjacent to Lake Burley Griffin, at a $550 million development being built by the Molonglo Group on the site of the former Hotel Acton.

The government body’s headquarters will be known as the New Acton Nishi office.

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