Better Places Launch
Minister for Finance Simon O'Brien launched the Better Places and Spaces a Built Environment Policy for Western Australia at a public event at the State Theatre Centre on Wednesday, 30 January.
Building Management and Works complaints and feedback
Where standards of service have not met expectations, BMW encourages the use of the Department’s Complaints and Feedback system to deliver concerns and suggestions. BMW also welcomes commendation where service has exceeded expectation.
Government departments to move to Joondalup
Finance Minister Simon O’Brien today confirmed plans to decentralise and relocate about 10,000sqm of State Government office space to Joondalup.
Innovative regional prison captures the imagination
The West Kimberley Regional Prison was officially opened on 1 November 2012, ushering in a new phase in innovative, progressive prisons in Western Australia.
New health centre built with Kununurra community in mind
The new Ochre Health Centre in Kununurra achieved practical completion on August 24, and is set to revitalise health care in the area.
Refurbishment complete at Dumas House
The final components of the extensive renovations and refurbishment of Dumas House were officially completed on 27 July, following 11 months of work.
Contract awarded for new Byford Senior High School
Construction for a new $35 million high school in Byford will begin soon, after the contract for the Stage 1 build was awarded late in August to PS Structures Pty Ltd.
Construction commences at nib Stadium
Sport and Recreation Minister Terry Waldron today turned the sod on the State Government’s $95.14 million upgrade of nib Stadium in East Perth.
On track for $25m office accommodation saving
Mandurah, Busselton and Northam will be the first locations for the latest State Government initiative to save taxpayer money on Government office accommodation.
Suburban centres targeted in next stage of Govt office reform
Finance Minister Simon O’Brien today announced plans to relocate 80,000sqm of government office space from the CBD to Stirling, Fremantle and Murdoch.
WA heritage site to become a place of cultural reconciliation
A 235-hectare area bordering Bennett Brook, west of Midland, would become a place of reconciliation under a plan launched today.
FESA's new Cockburn HQ completed
The new $40 million Fire and Emergency Services Authority headquarters in Cockburn will be completed in July 2012.
Meadow Springs Primary meets Mandurah expansion
Meadow Springs Primary meets Mandurah expansion Meadow Springs is another suburb to receive a brand new primary school as the State Government continues to meet Perth’s expanding population with quality, sustainable education facilities.
A new primary school for Piara Waters
Perth’s expanding southern suburbs have a new primary school following the Practical Completion of Piara Waters Primary in January 2012.
Esperance Residential College upgrade
Esperance Residential College upgrade Esperance Residential College will receive a significant upgrade including two new accommodation wings in a $13 million construction project that has been awarded to Sime Construction.
Hedland Senior High School redevelopment underway
An $11.29 million contract for the final two stages of Hedland Senior High School’s redevelopment was awarded to Smith Construction on 2 December 2011.
Karratha Senior High School second stage contract awarded
Construction of the $46 million second stage construction of the new Karratha Senior High School will begin in April 2012 following builders Pindan Pty Ltd winning the design and construct contract for the work.
BUFS building, Boulder
The Boulder United Friendly Society building in Boulder was damaged by an earthquake on 20 April 2010. The building is owned by Department for Regional Development and Lands.
Opening new doors to learning
Learning the Noongar language and experimenting with nanotechnology in modern facilities with the latest equipment is now possible for students at Balga Senior High School and Girrawheen Senior High School.
Infrastructure Procurement Guide released
The Centre for Excellence In Infrastructure Delivery (CEIID) has released a guide to improve agency understanding of procurement methodologies and assist with selecting models to achieve project outcomes.
Architectural Graduates benefit from BER Program funding
The $1.26 billion Building the Education Revolution (BER) program is benefiting not just school communities and the building industry but also many associated businesses.
Future talent benefits from BER Program funding
Rory Dougan is very close to realising his dream of becoming an electrician, thanks to a recent funding boost for WA apprentices.
Government Office Accommodation Master Planning
2010-07-01 Government Office Accommodation Master Planning - Discussion Paper
Published 1 July 2010
A master planning approach to the planning and procurement of future Government office space is a key part of the Works Reform Business Solution Plan endorsed by the Treasurer in June 2009. Cabinet has appro
Works reform publications released
Building Management and Works' reform program is taking significant steps forward with the release of the Works Reform Implementation Plan and the Annual Progress Report.
Bunbury school finalist for Public Building Award in 2009
Manea Senior College has been named a finalist for the Public Building Award in the 2009 WA Innovation and Excellence Awards. Architects Cox Howlett and Bailey Woodland nominated the school for the award, the winner of which will be announced on Friday 12 March.
Building the Education Revolution site draws Prime Minister
Workers at a Building the Education Revolution site were inundated with visitors on Thursday afternoon when Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, his security detail and a large media contingent toured Westminster Primary School.
National School Pride ahead of schedule
The Building the Education Revolution (BER) team is nearing the halfway mark in the program’s National School Pride element. With 46 per cent of National School Pride projects completed, WA is ahead of schedule.
BER demountable buildings under way
A number of demountable school buildings are currently under construction under the Building the Education Revolution (BER) program.
BER works at Mirrabooka Primary School
Mirrabooka Primary School was the site of the first concrete slab pour under the Building the Education Revolution Program program, back in mid-September.
New lease of life for Huntingdale Primary School
The repainting and minor refurbishment works at Huntingdale Primary School is near complete, as part of the National School Pride (NSP) Program under the Building the Education Revolution (BER). Huntingdale Primary School received $200,000 in funding under the NSP Program for painting, repair works to rusted gutters and dented downpipes, and the resurfacing of external areas.