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United States Force Posture Initiatives (USFPI) Modular Accommodation Project

CLIENT: Department of Defence  
VALUE: $11.9M

The USFPI Modular Accommodation Project was aimed at providing an interim modular accommodation solution at RAAF Base Darwin for Defence Personnel, to ease pressure on existing facilities.

The project went through a rigorous options analysis design phase and ultimately delivered accommodation for up to 416 personnel. Laundry facilities were provided separate from sleeping accommodation.

Associated service upgrades included, civil/stormwater, mains water supply, sewerage/waste water and an electrical Substation.


RAAF Darwin Fuel Farms 3 and 7 SCADA Controls Upgrades

CLIENT: Department of Defence/JLL   
VALUE: $6.6M

RAAF Base Darwin has two fuel farms for the storage of jet fuel – FF3 (built circa 1998), and FF7, (built circa 2012). A new Fuel Farm, FF8 is currently in the design phase and is expected to be commissioned in 2020.

Tiwi Partners have been engaged to upgrade the control systems FF3 and FF7 to current technology and to enable the future connections of FF8.

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DSTG SATCOM Facilities Upgrade Project, Edinburgh, SA


Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) currently operate a satellite communication (SATCOM) ground station facility at Edinburgh, SA.

To adequately progress DSTG SATCOM research and support client needs, the Commonwealth have deemed it necessary to upgrade the SATCOM facility.

Tiwi Partners have been engaged to deliver the site infrastructure and WHS oversight required for installation of additional terminals to meet these requirements.

These works are being delivered with 100% local industry participation

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Fence at HMAS Stirling, WA

CLIENT: Department of Defence/JLL  
VALUE: $0.3M

The aim of this project was to address the environmental safety of wildlife on HMAS Stirling through the upgrade of the sporting oval perimeter fencing, improving Defence’s estate.

Tiwi Partners were awarded the contract for the demolition and disposal of the existing and inadequate fence around the sporting oval, the construction of a new perimeter fence, landscaping works to rejuvenate the grassed oval and associated line-marking.

Works were delivered with 100% local industry participation.

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RAAF Tindal EO Storage –
Climate Control

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.55M

Upgrading of current power supply and installation of air conditioning and lightning protection systems.


Sewerage Works – Larrakeyah Barracks

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.82M

Installation of protection devices, pressure zone devices and provision of overflow tanks

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Woomera Water Infrastructure Upgrades

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.21M

Tank and system upgrades to ensure capacity for fire protection system

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HMAS Coonawarra Regional Abandoned Underground Fuel Tank Rectification Works

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.53M

Fuel upgrade works including supply and installation of emergency fuel system and decommissioning, removal and replacement of kiosk substation

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Larrakeyah Shore Power Upgrade

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.4M

Installation of a local emergency generator, new power cables via existing conduit, new generator switchboard and associated transfer switch for the Port Services Building at HMAS Coonawarra.

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Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Phase 6 Facilities Upgrade

CLIENT: Aurecon for Department of Defence    VALUE: $45M

As part of JORN Phase 6, BAE Systems are undertaking a $1.2 billion upgrade which will take research technological advancement into the operational environment in alignment with the 2016 Defence White Paper. Tiwi Partners have been awarded the $45 million contract to deliver the facilities required for the success of BAE’s ongoing program of works.

The Tiwi Partners scope of works will see the replacement of deteriorating permanent living accommodation with contemporary transit accommodation which will allow the workforce to transition to a travel in/travel out operational support model.

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Borroloola Permanent Housing

CLIENT: Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet/19th Chief Engineer Works    

The Borroloola accommodation project evolved as a short-notice project to provide immediate housing relief to the Borroloola community and aims to support and supplement housing construction works planned by the Northern Territory Government for delivery from 2019.The intention of the housing project is to improve the living conditions in the remote Indigenous community of Borroloola. In particular to address the overcrowding of local families through the provision of new permanent dwellings.

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RAAF Darwin Earthen Cover Installation

CLIENT: Department of Defence/JLL  
VALUE: $1.7M

Tiwi Partners have been engaged to demolish and replace 10 existing explosive ordnance (EO) building earthen covers and associated anchor systems within the Thales EO Facility at RAAF Base Darwin.  


Defence Establishment Berrimah Refurbishment

CLIENT: Department of Defence/JLL   

Tiwi Partners were engaged to deliver substantial refurbishment and repair work to return the facility to a fit-for-purpose status. The priority was to address the key areas which were deemed non-compliant including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and disabled access, along with bushfire protection and internal/external cosmetic repairs and refurbishments.

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RAAF Base Learmonth
Civil & Plumbing Works, WA

CLIENT: Department of Defence/JLL   

Upgrade of existing drainage, wastewater treatment systems, potable water systems.

Civil Works: reforming and vegetating diversion channels, upgrading the stormwater network in the workshop areas and accommodation zone and the supply and installation of wastewater treatment facility.


Bradshaw Field Training Area Water Supply Upgrade

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $0.37M

Pump replacement and upgrades to bore water supply. Installation of new solar array.

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RAAF Darwin Building Maintenance Works

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $1.6M

Building maintenance works including replacement of decking, ceiling works, flooring works, architectural upgrades, partition works, tiling works, painting, roofing, replacement of air-conditioning units and electrical installation works at Base Personnel Admission Centre, Airwomen’s Quarters, Tech Servicing Workshop and Armaments Workshop at RAAF Base Darwin.


Bradshaw Field Training
Area Civil Works

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $1.6M

Pavements, compaction, excavation and backfill at 4 creek crossings and provision of sewerage dump pit

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Woomera EO Processing Facility

CLIENT: Department of Defence/Aurecon    VALUE: $6.7M

Building works for the Processing Facility including substructure and foundation works, roofing, external/internal walls and services

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