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Defence has opened expressions of interest for a new airborne electronic warfare/ISR forward operating base to be built on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands to host M-55A Peregrine EW aircraft.

Construction work is about to begin on the first of four Australian Marine Complex (AMC) infrastructure projects.

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.