Estate

The NZ Defence Force has formed an alliance with professional service companies EY and Beca to help deliver the NZ$2.1 billion regeneration of the Defence estate.

Local employment and procurement will be the priorities for BESIX Watpac as they undertake a $32 million refurbishment of facilities in the Singleton Military Area.

$1.1 billion program of works at the RAAF Base Tindal has commenced.

Work has started on the $430.5 million HMAS Watson redevelopment.

Wagga Wagga Defence sites will benefit from the government’s $10 billion investment over the next decade into NSW Defence facilities as forecast through the recently released 2020 Force Structure Plan.

BGIS has been named the Estate & Infrastructure Base Services Contractor of the Year at the 2019 Department of Defence Base Services Contractor Awards.

A Gladstone-based company has secured a contract worth more than $18 million as part of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) at Shoalwater Bay Training Area.

The government is releasing almost $870 million of estate works to the market to bolster defence industry as the economy recovers from COVID-19.

Three Queensland companies have been awarded nearly $6 million in Defence contracts under the $2.25 billion Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI).

Lendlease Building Contractors has been awarded the $365 million managing contract for the first tranche of works at HMAS Stirling and the Australian Maritime Complex.

Personnel at RAAF Base East Sale have welcomed the arrival of a new Broadspectrum Panther-S firefighting vehicle.

The government has reached an in-principle agreement to settle three class actions relating to PFAS contamination.

The PFAS sub-committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has begun the new parliamentary year with questions about government action on safety frameworks.

A joint venture between Downer EDI Works and FK Gardner and Sons (Downer/FKG JV) has been awarded a $125 million contract for the delivery of the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) Remediation Project.

Lendlease has been awarded the $389 million contract to redevelop HMAS Watson, with works to begin within weeks.

Six companies have been awarded contracts worth more than $11 million under the $2.25 billion Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative.