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Active Canberra – Healthy Canberra

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
Melrose Synthetic Football Facility (Design)
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This project provides for the design of a synthetic football facility at Melrose High School. The final design will serve both the needs of the school and football communities, providing critical infrastructure to meet growing participation levels. Work in Progress Active Canberra – Healthy Canberra 200
Stromlo Forest Park – Enclosed Oval (Feasibility)
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This project provides for a feasibility study of an enclosed oval within Stromlo Forest Park to service the needs of the community and sporting groups, in particular AFL, football, rugby union and rugby league codes. Work in Progress Active Canberra – Healthy Canberra 200

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Educated Capital

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
Canberra College Cares – New Building at Phillip Campus
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This project will construct a new purpose-built facility for the Canberra College Cares (CC Cares) program at the Canberra College Woden campus. The new facility will provide learning spaces and facilities to support young pregnant and parenting students and their children. Work in Progress Educated Capital 14,000
Coombs P-6 School Construction
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The Government is investing a total of $47.250 million in the construction of the Coombs primary school, the first school in Molonglo. The school will be able to accommodate around 700 students from pre-school to year 6 and will open for the 2016 school year. This initiative was included by the Government in the Appropriation Act 2013-14 (No 2). Work in Progress Educated Capital 47,250
Curtin Primary School Upgrades
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The Government is investing $50.3m in the 2014-15 Capital Upgrades Program. Capital upgrades include works that extend the useful life or improve the service delivery capacity of existing Territory physical infrastructure assets. New Works Educated Capital 1,200
Public Libraries – Computer and security upgrades – Woden
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The Government is investing $50.3m in the 2014-15 Capital Upgrades Program. Capital upgrades include works that extend the useful life or improve the service delivery capacity of existing Territory physical infrastructure assets. This project is a component of the Upgrade of CCTV cameras and computer stations at all public libraries including Belconnen, Civic, Dickson, Erindale, Gungahlin, Kingston, Kippax, Tuggeranong and Woden project. New Works Educated Capital 230

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Growing the Economy

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
National Arboretum Canberra – Event terrace and precinct facilities
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The Government will complete the landscaping and visitor infrastructure at the event terrace at the National Arboretum Canberra which links the Visitors Centre, Margaret Whitlam Pavilion and Amphitheatre, in keeping with the Arboretum Master Plan. Works include planting trees, hedges and installing irrigation, construction of gravel and hard surfaced pedestrian and vehicular pavements, mower strips, toilets, outdoor furniture and signage, tree protection and car parking to the Margaret Whitlam Pavilion. New Works Growing the Economy 1,484

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Healthy Cities

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
Adult Secure Mental Health Unit (Finalising Design)
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This project is to undertake a design brief and forward design for a 25 bed low and medium secure mental health inpatient unit. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 2,000
Clinical Services and Inpatient Unit Design and Infrastructure Expansion
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This project will prepare a proof of concept and forward design for major clinical buildings at the Canberra Hospital, expansion of the Emergency Department on finalisation of proof of concept, and provision of a paediatric service in the Canberra Hospital Emergency Department. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 40,780
Clinical Services Redevelopment – Phase 2
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This initiative provides for the relocation of services, refurbishment of major infrastructure at the Canberra Hospital and early construction works for new facilities associated with the Health Infrastructure Program. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 8,850
Clinical Services Redevelopment – Phase 3
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This project will upgrade campus wide infrastructure at the Canberra Hospital such as campus ring mains, replacement of plant and equipment, and relocation of services. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 18,690
Health Infrastructure Program – Project management
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This program provides for the project management of the Health Infrastructure Program (HIP), including Health Directorate’s project management staff, program management fees for key consultants, advisors and agencies associated with delivery of the HIP. Work In Progress Healthy Cities 19,319
Health Infrastructure Program – Project management continuation
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The Government will continue funding for project management support services for the Health Infrastructure Program (HIP). The HIP involves the redevelopment and expansion of the ACT’s hospital and community based health infrastructure to meet future demand. New Works Healthy Cities 27,706
HIP Change Management and Communication Support
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This project will provide for a comprehensive, structured and dedicated change management and communication program to support the development and implementation of the construction program planned under the CADP. The CADP will deliver significant changes to the way health services are delivered in the ACT and these new approaches require both provider and consumer understanding and commitment. Work In Progress Healthy Cities 4,117
Linear Accelerator Procurement and Replacement
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This project will construct two bunkers and provide one additional linear accelerator by June 2009. A second bunker is provided to allow a fourth linear accelerator to be purchased by 2012. This will enhance radiation oncology services and assist the service in meeting increasing projected demand. Work In Progress Healthy Cities 17,250
Mental Health Young Persons Unit
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This initiative is for the forward design of an inpatient mental health facility, adjacent to the Calvary Hospital, which will comprise 20 beds and a secure subdivision in order to meet the needs and safety of younger clients from 13-25 years. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 775
Provision for Project Definition Planning
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The initiative allows for the undertaking of feasibility and design studies, developing implementation strategies and coordinating the delivery of all construction works in relation to The Capital Asset Development Plan (CADP). CADP provides the basis for building a sustainable and modern health system to ensure safety, availability, and viability of quality health care in the ACT to 2022. Work In Progress Healthy Cities 58,040
Secure Mental Health Unit
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The Government will construct a 25 bed Secure Mental Health Unit to appropriately accommodate patients with severe mental illness. New Works Healthy Cities 43,491
Staging and Decanting – Moving To Our Future
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A program of works is underway to relocate Health Directorate services for continuity of services during staged implementation of the Health Infrastructure Program redevelopment. Work in Progress Healthy Cities 22,300
Staging, Decanting and Continuity of Services
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This initiative will support the decanting and relocation of health services as new facilities are completed and other areas are refurbished to meet service growth demands for additional beds, clinics and day spaces. It also provides funding to undertake feasibility and preliminary design work for additional car parking at Calvary Hospital. Work In Progress Healthy Cities 19,430
The Canberra Hospital – Essential infrastructure and engineering works
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The Government will upgrade essential infrastructure including fire safety systems, lifts and electrical switchboards at Canberra Hospital, to ensure compliance and safety standards are maintained. New Works Healthy Cities 5,640
The Canberra Hospital Redevelopment
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The Government will undertake refurbishments at Canberra Hospital to provide additional beds and to relocate beds from other areas of the hospital. These works will ensure continuity of in-patient services while infrastructure redevelopments take place. New Works Healthy Cities 24,263

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Liveability and Opportunity

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
A New Respite Property
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The Government will provide up to $1.075 million for the construction of a purpose built respite property for children, to replace an existing respite property currently operated by Disability ACT. It is expected that the government funding will be supplemented by a contribution from a private entity. New Works Liveability and Opportunity 1,075
Cravens Creek Water Quality Control Pond
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This project facilitates the construction of a water quality control pond at Cravens Creek which is required to treat urban stormwater run-off from Denman Prospect before it reaches the Molonglo River. Work in Progress Liveability and Opportunity 21,000
Stromlo Forest Park Implementation of Bushfire Management Plan
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The Government is providing $1.650 million to implement the recently prepared Stromlo Forest Park Bushfire Management Plan 2013-2019, including development of an Outer Asset Protection Zone for future land releases in Denman Prospect. New Works Liveability and Opportunity 1,650
Woden/Weston Creek Community Hub (Feasibility and Forward Design)
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This feasibility study and forward design will investigate options for a Community Hub in the Woden/Weston Creek region to accommodate a community centre, a childcare centre and a seniors centre Work in Progress Liveability and Opportunity 550

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Urban Renewal

Project Title Description Type Theme Total Project Value ($'000)
John Gorton Drive Extension to Molonglo 2 and Group Centre
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This project is delivering the extension of John Gorton Drive to allow arterial road access to the next development area in Molonglo and to the proposed group centre. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 65,050
Local Shopping Centre Upgrades Program – Chapman
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The Government will continue to support local shopping centres by providing $1.2 million for upgrades at various locations in the Territory. These upgrades will improve safety and amenity and help ensure the commercial viability of the centres. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 1,100
Molonglo – North-South Arterial Road Bridge and Pedestrian Bridge (Feasibility)
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This project involves the exploration of solutions for improved traffic flows in Molonglo, including the North-South Arterial Road (John Gorton Drive) bridge options and the combined pedestrian/cyclist and sewer crossings. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 300
Molonglo 2 – Uriarra Road Upgrade
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This project provides for the construction of a road linking John Gorton Drive (North Wright) and Uriarra Road, including the construction of three intersections off Uriarra Road. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 17,000
Molonglo 2 – Water Quality Control Ponds, Sewers and Cyclepath (Design)
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This project is to undertake the design of water quality control ponds, sewers and a cycle path to enable infrastructure servicing of the proposed Molonglo Group Centre, which includes commercial and community releases. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 1,000
Molonglo 2 – Water Supply, Trunk Sewer and Stormwater Infrastructure – Stage 1
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This project is to deliver hydraulic infrastructure to facilitate the Molonglo Stage 2 land release, including the design and construction of stormwater drainage infrastructure, trunk water supply and sewer mains. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 10,000
Molonglo 2 Sewer and Pedestrian Bridge over Molonglo River
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This project provides for the design and construction of a combined sewer and pedestrian bridge 280 metres in length crossing the Molonglo River. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 12,400
Molonglo 3 – Hydraulic Services Concept Masterplanning (Feasibility)
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This masterplanning process is to investigate options for water supply, sewers, stormwater management including water quality control ponds and wetlands to support development in north Molonglo, which is identified for future release. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 450
Molonglo 3 – Major Electrical Infrastructure Relocation (Feasibility)
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This project is to investigate the options and cost of relocating existing 132kV high voltage overhead electrical transmission power lines that currently cross proposed land release areas in north Molonglo. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 350
Molonglo 3 – Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation (Feasibility)
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This project will provide for investigation of the soils and substrata in north Molonglo, which is identified for future release. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 275
Molonglo Infrastructure Investment
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The Government will construct a dual carriageway arterial roadway and associated services infrastructure from John Gorton Drive into Molonglo including the new suburb of Denman Prospect. The assets to be constructed include an arterial road, side road connections, water infrastructure for two separate pressure zones, stormwater and sewerage and a services corridor for gas, electricity and communications. New Works Urban Renewal 17,000
Molonglo Riverside Park – Stage 1
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This project provides for essential infrastructure in the Molonglo River Park and fire protection for new suburbs including the protection of endangered species and communities. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 4,500
Molonglo Valley – Finalisation of Stage 2 and Commencement of Stage 3 Planning (Feasibility)
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This project includes a feasibility study for the development of the concept plan for the group centre and environs for Molonglo Stage 2. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 1,570
Molonglo Valley – Implementation of NES Plan – Stage 2
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The Government will deliver commitments in the Molonglo Valley Plan for the Protection of Matters of National Environmental Significance (NES Plan). This includes funding for the maintenance of assets. New Works Urban Renewal 3,520
Molonglo Valley – Implementation of the Commitments in the NES Plan
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This project will allow for the continued implementation of commitments contained in the Molonglo Valley Plan for the Protection of Matters of National Environmental Significance (NES), an agreement made with the Commonwealth Government. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 600
Mugga 2 Quarry – Remediation
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The Government will provide a site for the disposal of fill to support construction and development projects in the ACT region. This project will replace current fill disposal sites that are nearing the end of their useful lives. New Works Urban Renewal 2,939
National Arboretum Canberra – Water Security
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This project is for the design and construction of irrigation infrastructure at the National Arboretum Canberra to provide automated water security to turf, plants and forests. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 3,580
Ramp Metering on Cotter Road
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The Government will complete the design and construction of ramp metering on the Cotter Road northbound on-ramp to the Tuggeranong Parkway, including ramp widening and the installation of monitoring systems. These works will result in smoother traffic movements along the network, reducing congestion and improving efficiencies. The Commonwealth Government is contributing $0.4 million to this initiative under the Nation Building Program. New Works Urban Renewal 700
Stromlo Forest Park Planning and Infrastructure
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This project provides facilities and designs infrastructure for future development at Stromlo Forest Park. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 2,800
Weston Creek Group Centre Parking
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The Government will invest in the construction and maintenance of additional surface car parking in Dillon Close and Liardet Street and pedestrian safety improvements on Namatjira Drive. A portion of the proposed parking spaces will be allocated as Park and Ride facilities. New Works Urban Renewal 500
Woden Bus Interchange – Early Works
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This project will deliver the decoupling of buildings and preparatory demolition works around the bus interchange at Woden, which will clean up the site to improve public safety and support urban redevelopment opportunities in Woden. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 1,750
Woden Bus Interchange Redevelopment Stage 1
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The Government will invest $3.250 million over two years for works to deliver public safety and public realm improvements to the Woden Bus Interchange. The works include the construction of stairs, ramps and lighting, as well as the demolition of redundant structures. New Works Urban Renewal 3,250
Woden Bus Interchange Redevelopment (Finalisation of Design)
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This project provides for the design of a new integrated and modern bus interchange at Woden which will improve public safety and public transport infrastructure and support urban redevelopment opportunities in Woden. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 750
Wright Outer Asset Protection Zone – Stromlo Forest Park
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This project includes progressing work on the design of a 350 metre wide Outer Asset Protection Zone on the eastern and northern borders of Stromlo Forest Park. Work in Progress Urban Renewal 250

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