Veris secures $1.2m of Defence works

Veris has secured three new contracts in the Defence sector with a combined value of approximately $1.2 million.

The new contracts in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia demonstrate the execution of Veris Australia’s strategy as it targets the application of its specialist technical and advisory services to the Defence sector nationally, and aims to secure a larger share of the projected increase in Defence infrastructure expenditure over the coming decade.

The contracts include:

  • Victoria Barracks Redevelopment, Melbourne, Victoria: The Defence project has a proposed capital funding
    provision of $230m, planning phase commenced in 2020 and forecast to conclude in 2022. Downer Group has
    been appointed as the managing contractor for the planning phase of the project. Veris has been appointed as
    the sub-sub-contractor for Downer, who will provide surveying services, to the planning phase of the project.
    The Veris works are due to commence in January 2021 and have an expected duration of four months.
  • Building Works Stage 1, HMAS Stirling and Henderson, Western Australia: The project will involve the provision of external feature / topographic survey, utility location and survey services to Lendlease. The works have already commenced and have an expected duration of three months.
  • Defence Establishment Orchard Hills and the Myambat Depot, New South Wales: The project which has commenced and has an expected duration of three months, involves the provision of digital and spatial surveying works to Hansen Yuncken including the development of a 3D topographical model.