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  • Project: KAUST Beacon by Urban Art Projects
    UAP_KAUST-Beacon

    The Middle East is a well known magnet for the construction industry, so it’s no surprise to find an Australian project management company providing its services to a client in that area of the world. What’s different about Urban Art Projects (UAP), however, is that the consultancy specialises in art installation.

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  • Project: Qantas A380
    Qantas_hangar

    Delivery delays gave the Qantas A380 program three false starts but the team’s dedication eventually gave the project wings, says group general manager Vince Paolella.

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  • Project alliancing: Queensland Main Roads
    IpswichMotorway

    Queensland’s Department of Main Roads has considerable experience with alliancing. The organisation has used the approach for more than a decade under the guidance of the Major Projects Office’s general manager Derek Skinner, who says alliancing is used where appropriate for a major project to provide the potential to progressively wind up the project as the issues are settled and the Total Outturn Cost (TOC) is signed off.

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  • Project: Tugun Bypass, Queensland
    TugunBypass

    To understand what the parties involved in Queensland’s Tugun Bypass set out to achieve for its stakeholders, you need look no further that this quote from the PacificLink Alliance Induction Book:

    The Tugun Bypass is more than just an important road for this region. It has brought together friendly, determined people who see this as an opportunity to create a landmark for this region. We are passionate about creating a ‘Journey to Remember’, not only for the people who will use the Tugun Bypass, but also in the hearts of the employees brought together under the banner of PacificLink Alliance.

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  • Maria Skillern, Tasmania’s project manager
    MariaSkillern

    For a self-confessed ‘accidental’ project manager, Maria Skillern has more than what it takes to handle big projects. In the beginning she worked in a large organisation on an IT and change project, and since then has shown her skills in the Tasmanian Government in a variety of roles.

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  • Danielle Toon, Indigenous community program manager
    DanielleToon

    The story of Danielle Toon, a young corporate worker who built an education program, changed an Indigenous community—and government policy.
    To see Aboriginal children pick up a teaching manual and pretend they are the teacher confidently delivering lesson content is fantastic,” says Danielle Toon, who manages the Every Child is Special (ECIS) Education Unit at Cape York Partnerships.

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  • Project: Building the Education Revolution
    Bringelly Public School

    When the school bell rang on the first day of the first term in 2011, construction company Hansen Yuncken had the majority of its school projects—halls, classrooms, libraries, offices—ready for students’ use.

    The projects in question are all part of the Federal Government’s Building the Education Revolution (BER) program, implemented as part of the government’s response to economic downturn.

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