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ADCO to build reimagined Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct

ADCO is thrilled to be Builder of Choice for the design and construction of Queanbeyan Civic and Cultural Precinct, for client Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council in southern NSW. With the main intention of bringing together Council staff (currently housed in 11 buildings across the CBD), the development will realise the Council’s CBD Transformation Strategy. This also includes the modernisation of surrounding public and commercial space and improvement of connections to the existing Bicentennial Hall and Q Theatre. The current concept design includes Government offices in two towers, council administration, including shopfront and public library space, meeting rooms and break-out spaces, community and commercial...

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NAIDOC Week 2021

It’s NAIDOC Week and this year’s theme is ‘Heal Country’. We recognise that Country is inherent to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity. It's also a great opportunity for the construction industry to reflect on its footprint to the land and environment. Kyle Lambley, who is an ADCO apprentice and proud Indigenous man of the Wadduarung people, says that the healing of the land is vital to a healthy, safe and prosperous world. “For construction companies this can look like building as sustainably and green as possible, planning our projects to respect culturally sacred and sensitive sites, and adapting traditional...

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ADCO is a major supporter of the Australian Olympic Swimming Team

ADCO is proud to be a major supporter of Swimming Australia with our logo taking on a shade of green during the Australian Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide. In addition to our support of Australian swimming, ADCO is an industry leader in aquatic and leisure centre delivery. Our teams have proudly completed over 40 large-scale aquatic and community leisure developments in the last few years, for communities, schools and universities. Through the Brinsmead Hill Family Foundation, we also provide selected students with the ADCO Sports Excellence Scholarship at Bond University, providing assistance for their studies so that they are able to represent...

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Newman Health Service coming together in Pilbara Region

ADCO’s Newman Health Service redevelopment for WA Country Health Service is taking shape in the state's Pilbara Region. Last year we were awarded the contract to build the $61.4 million hospital which is progressing well with 240 tonnes of structural steel now installed. Once complete, the much-anticipated facility will include 12 in-patient beds, six emergency department bays, two dental chairs and GP consultation spaces, in addition to dedicated rooms for outpatient consults, therapy, medical imaging and pathology. The hospital will offer the latest in country healthcare and telehealth. Other health services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and mental health will also be...

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Smoking Ceremony marks Lakelands Station works commencement

Winjan Corporation provided a Welcome to Country, Wanna Stick and smoking ceremony at the Lakelands Station site to mark the start of ADCO’s early works, with our client METRONET and consultants. Winjan Corporation provides Noongar cultural and community services in the Mandurah area, south of Perth. This vital rail project will see the design and construct of the new station, including an entry building with a pedestrian overpass connecting the train platforms, bus interchange, 400-bay car park and associated infrastructure. Lakelands Station will be built 7km north of Mandurah Station and will service the growing suburbs of Lakelands, Madora Bay, Meadow Springs...

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Queensland’s ADCO Community Day a major success

Last Monday, our Queensland team and numerous trade partners dedicated their time and resources to helping rejuvenate a handful of important community locations. ADCO Community Day saw many hands helping groups and organisations who provide vital community support, including Redford Special School, Samford Riding School for the Disabled, the Salvation Army’s Fairhaven Recovery Centre and their ‘Stillwaters’ Homelessness Service, and Agape Outreach for the homeless and needy. Our teams provided construction and refurbishment expertise and hundreds of hours of labour, painting, repairing and cleaning. A massive thank you to our trade partners and consultants, who donated over $140,000 to the...

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Design renders for Lakelands Station unveiled by WA Premier

WA Premier Mark McGowan unveiled the first design images of Lakelands Station, for which ADCO has been named builder. Lakelands is Perth’s tenth METRONET project, located 7km north of Mandurah Station and 60km south of Perth, and will service the growing suburbs of Lakelands, Madora Bay, Meadow Springs and surrounds. The design includes a pedestrian overpass, platforms on either side of the rail line, toilets, cycling facilities, bus interchange, approximately 400-bay car park, pedestrian and cyclist-friendly pathways, and landscaping featuring native species. The design of the station draws on the local natural features like the wetlands, Serpentine River, Yalbanberup Pool and Paganoni...

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ADCO to build Robina commercial hub for QIC

ADCO is pleased to be selected as the Builder of Choice for the new Robina Town Centre Office Building project on the Gold Coast. The project for long-time client QIC will see the delivery of a single-stage commercial office building which includes base building, integrated fit out and the diversion of Edgewater Court. The building will be delivered in four separable portions, and construction will include modifications to the existing road works, upgrade and relocation of existing services infrastructure, with the two wings of the building connected by a common core and 7138m² of NLA commercial office space. On completion, the building...

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ADCO taking part in PIF’s 30 Day Challenge

ADCO’s athletes are running, cycling, walking and swimming to raise important funds for the Property Industry Foundation! Around Australia, from the sunny Gold Coast beaches to the rainy streets of Melbourne, 101 ADCO staff members are taking part in the PIF 30-Day Challenge to raise money for young people needing a home. PIF’s purpose is to increase the availability of transitional housing through their PIF House Program to aid the 44,000 young people homeless each night. We are fully on board with PIF’s efforts to help vulnerable young people, and we have gladly supported them for many years, including with their...

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La Trobe Sports Park nominated for architecture award

The architects behind La Trobe University’s $150 million Sports Park redevelopment in Bundoora have been nominated in the Victorian Architecture Awards 2021, in the ‘Sustainable Architecture’ category. We wish to congratulate WARREN AND MAHONEY on this achievement, with whom we worked closely to build Stage 2 of this visually stunning sports development. The design and construct project saw ADCO finalise La Trobe’s world-class sports teaching and training facility, offering teaching spaces, laboratories, commercial offices, six multi-purpose indoor courts and a plaza with incorporated landscaping. The teaching and research building (Levels 1 & 2) includes a public lounge, reception area, café, community courts,...

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