Construction firm Multiplex has awarded a $36 million supply contract for the modular buildings that will make up the Centre for National Resilience Brisbane.
Fleetwood, an Australian modular building provider, was selected for the contract and will utilise its manufacturing facilities in Queensland, New South Wales and Melbourne to build modular accommodation units as part of the Australian Government’s plan to deliver the facilities by March 2022.
The facility will be built and owned by the Federal Government and operated by the Queensland Government for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Fleetwood Chief Executive Officer Bruce Nicholson said the company is delighted to be playing a key role in the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and more broadly Australia’s road to recovery.
“This contract award demonstrates our unique ability to leverage our national footprint, having used the lessons learned from the recently awarded major contract for part of the Centre for National Resilience Melbourne,” Nicholson said.
We look forward to partnering with Multiplex to deliver this important initiative for the Australian and Queensland Governments.”