Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health’s (OATSIH) Capital Works Program

Assignment name: Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health’s (OATSIH) Capital Works Program: Pius X Redevelopment and Upgrade; Katungal Purchase and Upgrade Project; Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service; Wellington Clinic; Darrimba Maarra Health Clinic
Country: Australia
Location in country: Various locations, NSW
Name of Client: Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) Capital Works Program
Date: Various

Narrative description of Project:

The following Projects were funded by the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) Capital Works Program. By providing necessary health infrastructure, the Projects’ overall aim was to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Pius X Redevelopment and Upgrade: The Project scope included a new health centre to support an existing facility, renovations to existing buildings, and site works including landscaping and car parking spaces.

Katungal Purchase and Upgrade Project: The Project enabled the Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community Medical Service to purchase and renovate the existing Outreach Centre premises, to suit the upgraded health service’s requirements.

Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service:Insert Project scope and output info (new building, renovated existing premises, etc)

Wellington Clinic: The Project funding enabled the Welington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service to develop a new building to accommodate its health and youth services, and to purchase a suitable site. The project scope includes the design and construction of a new 1,150sqm building to accommodate current services and future growth, thereby increasing the quality and availability of facilities for Aboriginal people in Wellington and surrounds.

Darrimba Maarra Health Clinic: The funding agreement enabled the DMHC to develop a new building to accommodate its Health Service, and to purchase a new site. The project scope includes the design, refurbishment and extension of DMHC’s current facility to accommodate and allow for both short- and long-term infrastructure needs.

Description of actual services:

Assai consulted with the various stakeholders, governing bodies and other parties involved with these Projects to provide intensive, integrated project management and design services. Depending on the Project, the Consultants:

  • Consulted extensively with the Client/s to confirm required scope of work;
  • Managed building and new site purchases where required;
  • Prepared design and construction documentation of new buildings and renovations to existing premises;
  • Managed community consultation, project management and evaluation;
  • Managed concept design, design and construction documentation and quality assurance;
  • Managed tender documentation preparation and tender management; and
  • Oversaw all contract administration details.