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Posted: 8th Sep

Defence is committed to maximising opportunities for local industry participation across the life of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI). Businesses in Central and North Queensland can be involved in work across a range of activities, including construction and technical support.

Defence is committed to maximising economic benefits for communities and opportunities for local industry in Central and North Queensland across the life of the ASMTI.

Local businesses will have opportunities to seek work across a range of areas under the ASMTI, including construction, logistics and technical support.

Opportunities during establishment of the training areas include training area design and construction of infrastructure and facilities. Early works activities include fencing, firebreaks and signage.

Once the training areas are operational, Defence anticipates there will be additional opportunities for local businesses in logistics, maintenance, administrative and transportation support.

Central Queensland

Laing O’Rourke was announced as the Managing Contractor for construction works at Shoalwater Bay Training Area in September 2018.

As part of its Local Industry Capability Plan, Laing O’Rourke has committed to sourcing in the order of 80 per cent of the value of the sub-contracted works from the Central Queensland region, ensuring local businesses can take advantage of opportunities arising from the ASMTI

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