New ADF health centre in Townsville
St Hillier’s Property Pty Ltd had secured the $10.8 million contract.
The new Health Centre is part of a $212.5 million investment by the Morrison Government in defence health facilities around Australia.
The project was announced by Minister for Defence Industry, the Melissa Price and Federal Member for Herbert, Mr Phillip Thompson.
“The construction of the new health care facility will ensure the Australian Defence Force is able to provide quality health services for its personnel,” Ms Price said.
“The facility will include primary care including mental health and rehabilitation, inpatient unit, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dental, general support, external works, airfield response and deployable health accommodation for No. 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron.”
The Government’s defence procurement policies were supporting local businesses in achieving a greater share of Defence work, Mr Thompson said.
“Under our Defence Policy for Local Industry Participation, St Hillier’s are required to maximise opportunities for local businesses to supply goods and services for Defence works,” Mr Thompson said.
“I’m pleased this important upgrade to facilities at RAAF Base Townsville will not only benefit the ADF members, but also the local businesses involved.”
Superior Resources has kicked off a 2500m reverse circulation and diamond core resource drilling program at its Steam Engine project in North Queensla...
The proposed raising of the Burdekin Falls Dam wall in North Queensland has been declared a coordinated project.Upgrading the dam would be a key step...