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Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Australian Government
Building Construction Infrastructure ConstructionEngineering Expertise
$870 million

Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Moorebank Units Relocation. Sydney. Australia

Full project details

Laing O'Rourke will deliver the largest single Australian Defence capital works project since the Second World War.

The Moorebank Units Relocation project in Sydney's southwest will see Laing O'Rourke act as managing contractor for the demobilisation of the Department of Defence's Moorebank site. 13 Defence units and four allied facilities will relocate from a Commonwealth owned Defence occupied site at Moorebank to Holsworthy Barracks.

The project involves the planning and delivery of the complete relocation of 100ha of Defence assets, while at the same time preparing other site upgrades at the Holsworthy Base to support Defence needs.

Key facilities:

  • Instructional and teaching spaces
  • Instructional and teaching external environments
  • Mess, gym and 50m heated indoor pool
  • Live-in accommodation
  • Office accommodation
  • Entry precinct
  • Museum
  • Chapel
  • Workshops, Q stores
  • Services infrastructure across the barracks
  • Civil works, roads and car parks

Upon completion, the existing site will house a proposed intermodal freight terminal, while the re-established site at Holsworthy will contain the new, modern facility for the Army's School of Military Engineering, Land Warfare Centre, the Army Logistics Training Centre and various other operational and support units.

The project creates a modern facility for the Department of Defence in Sydney and continues the long-term relationship between the Department and Laing O'Rourke.

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Project facts

Largest capital works project for the Department of Defence in around 70 years

Will create 2000 jobs for the local and national economies

Provides long-term operational efficiencies to Holsworthy Barracks

Unlocks key industrial land in Sydney's southwest for freight development

Showcases Laing O’Rourke’s programme and supply chain management on a grand scale

High-security delivery for a long-term key client