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.

The development of a new military training area in North Queensland has reached a significant milestone.

A Northern Territory company has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade range facilities at four Defence training areas.

Construction for the Shoalwater Bay Training Area expansion and the establishment of a new training area near Greenvale have commenced.

Defence will partner with Viva Energy Australia to manage the HMAS Cairns fuel facility.

Defence has entered into a contract with Shayher Group for the sale of the Bulimba Barracks site in Brisbane.

Lendlease has recently secured a contract with Defence to deliver the Land 4502 Project at RAAF Base Townsville.

A ceremony has been held in Rockhampton to mark the registration of an Indigenous Land Use Agreement between Defence and the Darumbal people.

Beca has been awarded a contract for the management and contract administration of national airfield maintenance works.