Builder chosen for $65.5M Kew Recreational Centre

The City of Boroondara has selected its builder of choice for the $65.5 million Kew Recreational Centre project in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.

Tunnelling begins under the Yarra River

A tunnel boring machines is 12 metres beneath the bed of the Yarra River, excavating the final few hundred metres of tunnel between South Yarra and Melbourne’s CBD.

Multiplex wins contract to build $300M Pirie Street tower

Cbus Property has appointed Multiplex to deliver a $300 million commercial office development at 83 Pirie Street in Adelaide’s CBD.

Queensland community infrastructure gets $100M boost

South East Queensland Councils will share $100 million for shovel-ready community infrastructure projects, an initiative that could create 2500 jobs.

Contract signed for $188.9M female prison upgrade

The Victorian Government has signed a construction contract to increase capacity and support the rehabilitation of female prisoners at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre.

Builder and designs revealed for $492M mental health facilities

A builder has been selected and designs revealed for Victoria’s new acute mental health facilities in Epping, Geelong, Parkville and St Albans.

Building begins on SA space school upgrade

Construction works have begun on the second permanent planetarium in South Australia, as part of a $9.2 million upgrade at Hamilton Secondary College.

Broad Construction wins $100M Ferny Grove Central contract

Honeycombes Property Group and MaxCap Group have selected a company to deliver Brisbane’s Ferny Grove Central development.

QBuild apprenticeship program grows to 80

An additional 21 trade apprentices have joined the Queensland Government’s Rebuilding QBuild program, bringing the total number of apprentices to 80.

Cranbourne Line upgrade works begin

Major work has begun to untangle tracks at the junction where the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines merge in Melbourne.

SafeWork NSW targets state’s scaffolds

SafeWork NSW inspectors will be visiting construction sites around the state as part of a targeted scaffolding blitz.

Tenders to come for Darwin’s State Square car park

A construction tender is set to be released in April to deliver a 90-bay car park, as part of Darwin’s State Square overhaul.