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ADCO Supports Research Into Women’s Cancer on Pink Ribbon Day

Pink Ribbon Day is an important date in the ADCO calendar. Each year, a large number of our staff come to work head-to-toe in pink and share an extravagant morning tea to raise money and awareness for the fight against women’s cancer. Yesterday our staff in Victoria and Queensland alone raised nearly $5000 for Pink Ribbon Day. According to the Cancer Council Australia, tragically each day in Australia 65 women are told they have breast or gynaecological cancer. Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon campaign aims to raise awareness about these cancers, as well as raise funds for prevention programs, support services...

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ADCO Builds Sports and Recreation Centre for WA Community

ADCO has completed the Toodyay Sport and Recreation precinct for the Shire of Toodyay, 85km north east of Perth. The new complex includes a six-lane 25-metre lap pool, a leisure pool, eight new mixed-use sports courts, soccer and rugby facilities with new floodlighting, changerooms and external landscaping. A comprehensive community pavilion with catering facilities and function spaces overlooks the new complex and the picturesque Toodyay countryside. ADCO was pleased to work with project manager Limnios & Johns and architect Cameron Chisholm Nicol to bring this important regional sports and leisure project to life.

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Prestigious MBA Award Won in QLD

Congratulations to our Brisbane team for bringing home a Master Builders Queensland award over the weekend! On Friday night we were delighted to take out the top spot in the ‘Health Facilities over $20 million’ category for Jacaranda Place Adolescent Extended Treatment Centre in Chermside, Brisbane. Completed earlier this year, the facility is now open for use. We were proud to be engaged by Queensland Health to design and construct the $26 million Adolescent Extended Treatment Facility (AETF) located at Prince Charles Hospital. Renamed ‘Jacaranda Place’ by QLD Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk in a grand opening, the facility offers a 12-bed...

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Rugby Legends Help Break Ground at Brookvale Oval

The first sod was turned at Brookvale Oval, marking the beginning of construction on the $33 million Stadium and Centre of Excellence project on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Our NSW State Manager John Basilisco and project team joined Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Club CEO Stephen Humphreys, Club Chairman Scott Penn, players Jake and Tom Trbojevic, acting NSW Minister for Sport Geoff Lee and Member for Manly James Griffin. When complete next year, Brookvale Oval will include a 3,000-person covered seating area, amenities, food and beverage facilities, high performance training facilities, medical and rehabilitation facilities, an elite-level gymnasium, and aquatic recovery pools....

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Star Netballer Trials Pimpama Sports Hub

Last Friday, ADCO was pleased to welcome City of Gold Coast’s Mayor Tom Tate, Deputy Mayor Donna Gates and Romelda Aiken, star netballer from the Queensland Firebirds to our Pimpama Sports Hub site. Due for completion in late 2021, the state-of-the-art sports precinct will offer an aquatic centre with multiple pools, netball and tennis courts, a multipurpose hall, café, health centre, community centre, function rooms and carparking. Stage 1 is almost complete and will provide 12 netball courts ready for public use before Christmas, alongside an events space, a community park and associated road works. According to the City of...

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ADCO Presented with Carers Queensland Award

Yesterday ADCO was honoured to have won the Carers Queensland Inc.’s 2020 Carer-Friendly Business Award in the category ‘Great Business’, sponsored by Con-sol. We were incredibly proud to be nominated by Anthony McGrath, a carer for Chris Hinckesman, who we had the great pleasure of welcoming to the ADCO team on site at Pimpama Sports Hub on the Gold Coast earlier this year. ADCO is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees and others in the workplace feel supported and are treated equitably, fairly and with respect. Our vision for diversity is to ensure the business creates...

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Meet Aston Vaiotu, Apprentice at ADCO

We are glad to have Aston Vaiotu in our Marrickville Metro team working as a carpenter, undergoing ADCO’s Apprenticeship program. Aston also plays for Randwick District Rugby Union Football Club. Upon finishing high school, he was approached by the Club and he began his sporting career. “I knew I wanted to play Union and the Club takes good care of their players. They helped me look into doing some study while I played,” he says. “I wasn’t sure if I wanted to study but I looked into an apprenticeship. Soon after I was working on site.” The program has given...

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PC Reached on Wenty Leagues Club Development

ADCO has reached practical completion on Wenty Leagues’ landmark redevelopment in Sydney. Developed with the community’s needs in mind, ADCO began on the $85 million project in early 2018 with the logistical challenges of working within an existing, operational club. The end result is a high-quality example of ADCO’s commitment and respect to the Club’s requirements, and the finished product has been very well-received by a happy Client. Since our beginnings in 1972, ADCO has been steered by family values, trust and honesty. We aspire to be the Builder of Choice for our clients, our consultants, our contractors and our...

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Refurbishment of Perth Commercial Block Begins

ADCO has commenced the refurbishment of 2 Mill Street, Perth for our client EG Group. Located close to our $32 million Parmelia Hilton Perth refurbishment project in the CBD, 2 Mill Street is receiving a replacement and renewal of its external canopy, tiling, wall cladding, balustrading, light fittings, loose furniture, landscaping and other fit out works. When complete, the refurbishment will offer a new secure outdoor area, bike store, public decking, secure access to the lobby from back of house and a newly upgraded of the lobby. We are pleased to be working with the client EG Group, architects Plus...

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ADCO Named Builder of Choice for Brookvale Oval Redevelopment

ADCO is thrilled to have been selected to undertake Brookvale Oval's redevelopment on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The $33 million project will see a major revitalisation of the home of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles. When complete next year, the Oval will include a 3,000-person covered seating area, amenities, food and beverage facilities, high performance training facilities, medical and rehabilitation facilities, an elite-level gymnasium, and aquatic recovery pools. The new Oval will provide support for women’s sports as well as dedicated multipurpose community education facilities and community meeting rooms. “Community is at the heart of everything we do here...

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