New VICSES facilities open across Victoria
Three new VICSES facilities have been opened across the state, providing volunteers with modern and fit-for-purpose bases in time for the busy summer season.
Construction activity peaks at new Youth Justice Facility
Cherry Creek passed a major milestone in October with over one million labour hours worked on the project since construction commenced.
VICSES Knox moves into new facility
The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Knox Unit recently moved into its new address at 607 Burwood Highway, Knoxfield.
Chisholm Road exceeds local jobs target by 50%
Chisholm Road Prison has exceeded a key local content target by 50 per cent this month, with more than 45,000 labour hours allocated to workers living in suburbs with high unemployment rates in the
New partnership to revitalise Victorian waterways
A major fishing project near Geelong is now complete, with the construction of artificial reefs aimed at improving water quality and fishing opportunities for thousands of Victorians.
New home for VICSES Chelsea volunteers
The new home for the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Chelsea Unit will be located at 13 Ashley Park Drive, Chelsea Heights.
Major milestone achieved at new Youth Justice centre
The new Youth Justice facility, under construction at Cherry Creek passed a major milestone this month, with more than 500,000 labour hours worked on the project since construction commenced.
Construction underway for the VICSES Emerald site
With approximately 5,000 cubic metres of fill installed at the rear of site, a 5-metre retaining wall including 2,500 bricks, and concrete pours for the floor slab taking place, construction for th
Chisholm Road Prison reaches one million work hours
Chisholm Road Prison passed a major milestone this month with over one million labour hours worked on the project since construction started in February 2020.
Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club officially open
The new Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) facility has officially opened, increasing safety at one of Victoria’s most popular surf beaches.
Barwon Prison expansion set to boost capacity and jobs
Work is set to start on a major construction project in Lara, with a $133 million contract signed to expand the capacity of Barwon Prison by 196 beds.
Building contract awarded for new VICSES Knox facility
Construction of a new fit-for-purpose Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Knox facility is underway at 609 Burwood Highway, Knoxfield, with May Constructions awarded as building contractor.
Construction underway for new VICSES Wangaratta unit
Works to complete the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Wangaratta facility are underway, with Midson Construction (VIC) Pty Ltd as the principal contractor for the new fit-for-purpose faci
New South Melbourne Life Saving Club officially open
The new South Melbourne Life Saving Club (LSC) facility has been officially opened, delivering a major boost to water safety at one of Melbourne’s most popular beaches.
Contract signed to complete Chisholm Road Prison
The Greater Geelong region will receive a major economic boost, after a contract to complete construction of the Chisholm Road Prison in Lara was signed.
Security upgrades continue across Melbourne CBD
Installation of important public safety enhancements are continuing at some of Melbourne’s busiest and most iconic CBD locations, including further works at Southern Cross Station and Federation Sq
Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct Expansion opens
An expansion of the Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct is delivering on the Victorian Government’s plan to build a modern, secure youth justice system that supports the rehabilitation of young people
Prison expansion to deliver new jobs in Campbellfield
Work to provide new cells to house more than 616 prisoners will begin shortly, with the signing of a $41 million contract to manufacture 460 prefabricated steel modular cells for five Victorian pri
Bourke Street Mall security upgrades complete
Pedestrians now have additional protection along the Bourke Street Mall shopping precinct following the completion of significant security upgrades.
Flinders Street Station and Princes Bridge security upgrades get underway
Improvements to safety across Melbourne are continuing as works to install more than 100 permanent barriers and bollards at Flinders Street Station and Princes Bridge begin.