NT service centre
project competes at national property awards
project that provides better service centres in remote locations across the
Northern Territory has been nominated for a prestigious national property
Remote Service Centres Program is a finalist among 128 announced ahead of the
2020 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and
awards program, now in its 38th year in partnership with RLB, showcases
innovative projects, pioneering solutions and inspiring leadership in
Australia’s property industry.
project, led by Australian Government’s Department of Human Services and JLL,
is competing for the Gough Recruitment Award for Government Leadership.
new service centre on Groote Eylandt illustrates the complexity and challenge
of this project,” says the Property Council’s Executive Director in the
Northern Territory, Ruth Palmer.
more than 4,000 kilometres of land and sea, the new service centre was
constructed in a factory in Adelaide before six building modules were trucked
to Darwin and barged to the remote Groote Eylandt community.
to a tight budget and timeframe, the service centre was delivered in an
impressive 13 weeks.
result is not just a better office environment for workers. This project also
illustrates how the built environment instils a sense of pride in community.”
Department is now looking at a larger rollout as part of its commitment to
improve services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The property industry is Australia’s largest, employing 1.4
million people and generating $202 billion, or
13 per cent, of the nation’s GDP.
is the third year running that the Top End has finalists competing with the
best of the best developments around the country – and we should all be proud
of this example of local leadership,” says RLB Director Paul Lassemillante.
“RLB has proudly co-hosted these awards since
1982. Over the last 38 years, the awards have become an important platform to
recognise and reward the people and companies building great cities and
communities,” Mr Lassemillante concludes.
winners will be announced at the 2020 Property Council of Australia / Rider
Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards Gala Dinner, to be held at the
ICC Sydney Convention Centre on Friday 15 May 2020. Tickets are now on sale.
For a full list
of finalists please visit www.propertycouncilawards.com.au
For media wanting more information on the finalists or images
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