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ADCO Announced as Building Partner for Homeless Youth House

ADCO is delighted to be the building partner for the next Property Industry Foundation (PIF) House in Sydney, which will give a safe and secure place to live for five homeless youth. ADCO and PIF will be building a 5-bedroom home in Dulwich Hill for Stepping Stone House. On average, each bedroom is occupied by three young people each year – some for one night and some for six months. The PIF House Program brings together the property and construction industry to build homes for homeless youth. We have been a strong supporter of PIF’s important work for the past...

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Parmelia Hilton Perth Refurbishment Ready for Service

ADCO is delighted to have completed a $45 million refurbishment of the iconic Parmelia Hilton Perth for WA property group, Hawaiian. The completed hotel now features contemporary frontage to the Mill Street entrance, an eye-catching expansion of the lobby, the refurbishment and addition of guestrooms and bathrooms, a new executive lounge and a new glass bridge connection to the neighbouring Brookfield Place precinct, as well as direct access to St Georges Terrace. Guestroom renovation offers new bathrooms, air-conditioning, flooring, furniture, and improved in-room technology and security. The number of rooms has been increased from 284 to 316 rooms and suites....

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Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre Wins Prestigious MBA Safety Award

Congratulations to our Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre team for winning the 2020 Master Builders Association of Victoria ‘Excellence in Health and Safety’ award today. According to MBAV, ‘ADCO demonstrated a proactive approach to eliminating fall hazards by sequencing works and upgrading materials during the design stage to allow for more traffic-able areas and sourcing new, quiet construction techniques to reduce exposure to noise and hazardous manual handling.’ Our $45 million aquatic and leisure project in Traralgon included works included the demolition of the former centre and the new centre will feature a range of facilities for competitive swimming, leisure, general...

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ADCO to Head Redevelopment of Cartlon FC and AFL Women’s

ADCO is very excited to begin work on a landmark $40 million development of Ikon Park, that will see redevelopment of the existing home ground of Carlton Football Club as well as AFL Women's. Yesterday, The Hon Martin Pakula, The Hon Jane Hume, Carlton CEO Cain Liddle and President Mark LoGiudice, and AFLW stars Maddy Prespakis and Tayla Harris joined our Victorian State Manager Lakshu Adaikalavan at Ikon Park to celebrate the beginning of the 18-month construction project. The redevelopment will provide a high-performance training facility, dedicated integrated AFLW changerooms, match day competition amenities, improved and expanded education spaces, Allied...

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ADCO to Build Sutherland Entertainment Centre

ADCO is excited to begin building the $34 million redevelopment of Sutherland Entertainment Centre in Sydney’s south! A major refurbishment of the existing building is underway, along with landscaping to the neighbouring Peace Park. Major works will include a refurbished main theatre with reconfigured seating for 700, improved wings, stage, back of house and a new staging system which will allow for major theatrical productions. In addition, new flexible teaching and rehearsal space, a redesigned foyer, front of house, entry forecourt and flexible outdoor event space, and a café will enhance the development’s interaction with the bustling centre of Sutherland....

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Landmark Bowral & District Hospital Development Complete

ADCO is pleased to have completed construction of Bowral and District Hospital, in the NSW Southern Highlands. The $68.6 million, four-storey health facility provides medical, mental health, maternity, paediatric and perioperative care for the local and greater community. Facilities include wards, operating theatres, an emergency department, new hospital entrance, car parking and improved pedestrian links across the site. The design of the new building complements the older architectural style of the existing facility and respects the leafy feel of Bowral. ADCO is pleased to have delivered this important project on behalf of Health Infrastructure, alongside project managers Capital Insight and...

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Osborne Park Hospital Stage 1 Reaches Handover

Take a look at the first completed stage of our Osborne Park Hospital Rehabilitation & Neonatal Nursery project in Perth! Late last year saw the handover of Osborne Park Hospital’s Maternity Assessment Unit. When the works are fully complete, the hospital, operated by North Metropolitan Health Service will offer improved and enhanced obstetric services to northern Perth mothers with low-to-moderate risk pregnancies, enabling them to give birth closer to where they live. Future stages will include a Level 2A neonatal nursery and a 16-bed rehabilitation unit. The rehabilitation unit will make use of six existing stroke beds and add 10...

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ADCO Staff and Partners Construct Shelter for Wildlife

In November, ADCO staff in NSW stepped away from busy projects to focus on improving and restoring facilities at Mudgeroo Emu Farm and Animal Refuge. Located outside Nowra, Mudgeroo covers 28 hectares of native bushland and picturesque countryside, where the owners look after rescued animals such as kangaroos, wombats, birds, frogs and reptiles. Baby wildlife orphaned through road accidents, habitat loss, fires and floods are taken in, nurtured and rehabilitated. The site needed to accommodate more wildlife, primarily wombats. We were glad to present the refuge with a large extension to an existing shed, a new deck, structural and electrical...

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La Trobe Receives First-Ever-6-Star Green Star Rating for a Sports Building

Congratulations to La Trobe University for achieving Australia’s first ever 6-star Green Star Design and As-Built rating on a sports building! Built by ADCO earlier this year, La Trobe’s new Sports Stadium is certified net positive and has been designed and built with cutting-edge features allowing the building to generate more energy than it consumes throughout the year. Located at their Bundoora campus, the development supports La Trobe’s wider goal for net-zero by 2029. The building features a 539kW photovoltaic panel array integrated into the roof design which feeds renewable energy into the wider campus. The facility was designed to...

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Women of ADCO Donate Hundreds of Toys to QCH

ADCO’s staff and trade partners in Queensland have gladly donated hundreds of toys to the Queensland Children’s Hospital Foundation for Christmas. Led by Women of ADCO, it was great timing to hand over the toys to the Foundation, with our handover of QCH's Level 12 taking place only last week. The Foundation does a fantastic job of being the ‘fun patrol’ around the wards, providing entertainment and support for the young patients and their families, with the goal of keeping spirits high while they undergo care and treatment. They also provide funding for vital research and new equipment. We hope...

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