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16/11/2023

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ADCO begins Stage 2 of secondary college south of Perth

After successfully delivering Stage 1 in 2019, ADCO is proud to have been awarded Ridge View Secondary College’s Stage 2 works, in Baldivis, 45 km south of Perth. Already very popular for families in Baldivis, the new facilities will enhance learning opportunities for students, offering a performing arts centre, music rooms, a dance studio, a visual arts area and state-of-the-art media classrooms. The school will increase its capacity from 725 to accommodate 1,450 students, with the new build to include general classrooms, multipurpose playing courts, landscaped areas and extra parking. ADCO’s extensive experience delivering projects on operational sites will be...

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Work completed on Caritas Christi aged care service in Melbourne’s east

We are excited to have reached Practical Completion at Caritas Christi, our aged care project for St Vincent's Health Australia in Melbourne. ADCO was awarded the design and construct contract in 2019 to redevelop the existing Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew, creating the Caritas Christi Hospice and St Vincent’s Care Services. Redevelopment included demolition of the existing hospital and subsequent construction of a new 26-bed palliative care hospice and 122-room/135-bed residential aged care facility, with several shared use and back-of-house areas such as car parking, kitchen and loading facilities. The development now also includes a chapel, function room, administrative areas and support...

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ADCO wins three prestigious WA Master Builders Awards

ADCO proudly took home three awards at the 2021 Master Builders Association of Western Australia Awards over the weekend! Our projects came first in the following categories: ‘Best Building Fit-out ($10-20 million)' for Kings Square, a 14,500sqm office fit out for WA Government in the heart of Fremantle ‘Best Health Care Building ($10-20 million)’ for Osborne Park Hospital, which now offers a state-of-the-art neonatal nursery, maternity assessment unit and 16-bed rehabilitation unit; and ‘Best Retail Building ($10-20 million)’ for Bunnings Warehouse located in the ADCO-built, 14-hectare Midland Saleyard development. We are honoured to be recognised for our construction work in and around...

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Smoking ceremony marks start of northern QLD shopping centre job

ADCO is pleased to be builder of choice for the $20 million Gordonvale Shopping Centre project, located in the Cairns region. On Wednesday, a Smoking Ceremony marked the beginning of construction on the project. Attendees took part in a traditional cleansing ceremony performed by Traditional Owners on Yidinji Country. Barachias Royee, son of Yidinji Aboriginal elder Uncle Frank, led the ceremony and delivered a 'Welcome to Country', and Gary ’Creeky’ Creek played the didgeridoo. ADCO will undertake the full design and construct project featuring a Woolworths Supermarket, specialty retail shops, on-grade carparking, landscaping and roadworks. The project will aim to...

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ADCO completes IKON Park Stage 1 works

ADCO is excited to have completed Stage 1 of the landmark $40 million redevelopment of IKON Park, which involves a major upgrade of Carlton Football Club’s existing home ground, as well as increasing facilities for AFL Women’s. Stage 1 of the 18-month construction project in Melbourne’s inner suburbs involved demolition, construction and fit out of a mezzanine floor with new administration areas, gymnasium and new AFL/AFLW Player amenities for the 2021 season. Further works will result in a high-performance training facility, match day competition amenities, improved and expanded education spaces, allied health services, and LED lighting in order to broadcast night games....

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Construction on South Brisbane build-to-rent development soon to commence

ADCO is excited to commence construction on a ground-breaking, 29-storey, build-to-rent (BTR) development with Arklife, funded by Qualitas Group. 17 Cordelia Street will provide the opportunity to rent sustainable, high-end apartments in South Brisbane. When complete, 265 residential units will deliver residents a high-end lifestyle incorporating an indoor gym, roof top pool, barbeque and dining area, lounge area, a private cinema and associated landscaping. A beautiful heritage-listed building will be refurbished and incorporated into the design, for commercial and retail use. Additionally, 314 car spaces, 347 bicycle spaces will be provided in basement levels. Cordelia will target a 5-star Green Star design...

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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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