Cairns industry briefing on Defence projects
Defence Jobs Queensland is running the event, to be held at the Pullman Reef Resort Casino from 7.30am on May 6.
Projects covered include:
- NCIS-8A Building and Maritime works at HMAS Cairns and adjacent sites
- North Queensland Mid-Term Refresh Program
- Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative project at Greenvale
Defence Jobs Queensland said the event would also give participants the chance to understand how to get involved in the supply chain and network with decision-makers.
The HMAS Cairns project, valued around $140 million, includes demolition of the existing Navy wharf and construction of a new wharf; construction of new operational support facilities including an office accommodation building and hardstand storage facilities; and upgrades to various existing facilities.
The work will support the introduction into service of the Arafura class offshore patrol vessels.
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