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The Northern Territory news Wed 4 Nov 2020



The Northern Territory news Wed 4 Nov 2020

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

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News Corp Australia

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26 BUSINESS WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 2020 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 $600m work up for grabs Defences Mount Bundey Training Area is in for an upgrade. Picture: Supplied INDUSTRY briefings have started for work opportunities on a key Top End Defence project worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The project, to upgrade firing ranges, has been contracted to homegrown construction giant Sitzler, which held the first of its North Australia briefings last night at the Darwin Convention Centre. The briefings move to Katherine tonight and then Timber Creek and Kununurra over the following consecutive days. The NT Training Areas and Ranges Project scope of work is to upgrade and expand the existing facilities at Robertson Barracks, Close Training Area, Kangaroo Flats Training Area, Mount Bundey Training Area and Bradshaw Field Training Area. The work is to support the United States Force Posture Initiative and expand Defence capability with the Northern Territory. Sitzlers appointment as the managing contractor for the $500-$600m project is a coup for a Territory company. It is a tangible sign that Australian Defence now has a procurement system that opens doors for regional businesses. Over the past few years Territory industry, its peak bodies with the support of the NT government, has lobbied hard for procurement change in Canberra. The Morrison federal government through Defence Ministers like Linda Reynolds and Marise Payne, has shown a very sympathetic ear to giving recognition to local workforce capabilities. The NT Training Areas and Range Project works are due to start in mid-2021 and be completed in 2026. The work includes: nDecommissioning of select facilities and ranges nUpgrade of existing training area facilities nConstruction of new facilities including range control, weapons ranges, aircraft landing sites, vehicle wash points, camp and medical facilities n Provision on new roads and upgrades to existing roads. GARY SHIPWAY WINNELLIE 170 COONAWARRA ROADFO R LE AS E MAJOR WAREHOUSE - GOOD EXPOSURE Warehouse space 3637m2 & G-Level Offi ces 200m2 Mezzanine - Offi ces 147m2 & Storage 134m2 Fenced Hardstand 4420 m2 Substantial Pallet Racking Warehouse features large Motorised Roller doors PLUS A SHOWROOM 790m2 Showroom or Offi ce Space Good facilities, onsite & off Street parking Ducted air-conditioning & Acoustic ceiling Full Height windows Slimline Venetians LEASE ONE OR LEASE BOTH Call Keven Young 89432 432 Email commercial@kgyoung.com.au