Cairns Convention Centre Expansion (CCCE)
The Cairns Convention Centre is currently at capacity, due to a combination of population growth, increased tourism and demand for the number and increasing size of trade shows. The Cairns Convention Centre Expansion Project (CCCE) has been proposed to meet the need of the growing venue demand in Cairns to host multiple trade shows and conventions.
The Department of Housing and Public Works (DHPW) is the project principal/client and Lendlease Building has been appointed as the Managing Contractor of the CCCE project which includes detailed design and construction responsibility.
SCOPE OF WORKS
The CCCE project will comprise the following scope of work:
These comprise of essential maintenance works including roof sheeting replacement, replacement of major mechanical plant, upgrade of electrical services, audio-visual installation replacement and DDA upgrade works.
These include the refurbishment of front of house public spaces, patron amenities, food and beverage facilities and back of house operational areas.
This includes the provision of 10,500m2 of new facilities at the Wharf Street end of the Centre including a 450-seat flat floor plenary space, 3 meeting rooms, exhibition space, banquet facility and associated patron facilities and operational spaces that will enable concurrent conventions to occur with-in the centre.
Construction works on the CCCE project are now underway. Main works package procurement will be commencing from March 2020 thru to early 2021.
Essential and Refurbishment works shall predominantly be undertaken during a centre wide shutdown period from July 2020 to February 2021.
The Expansion works commenced in July 2020 and is scheduled to conclude early 2022.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Lendlease encourages local industry interested in supplying to the project to register an expression of interest (EOI) through the ICN Gateway webpage. Information on specific supply opportunities will be communicated on the ICN Gateway project page from the 23 January 2020, with industry able to register its interest against them for a period of no less than 2 weeks thereafter.
Please ensure that:
- Your company profile on the ICN Gateway is complete, up-to-date and accurate including electing to be notified via e-mail of supply opportunities.
- You register your interest as a full or partial scope supplier (where applicable), and
- You respond to all project and work package-specific questions.
It is important that businesses submitting an EOI are aware that their submission does not guarantee that they will progress further in the procurement process. Only companies that can demonstrate capability and capacity in accordance with CCCE project requirements will be invited to pre-qualify for specific opportunities.
Businesses which demonstrate local benefits and demonstrate ability to meet other qualification criteria will be highly regarded.
APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT POLICIES
The following Queensland Government policies are applicable to this project:
- Queensland Procurement Policy 2019 http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/QLDProcurementPolicy.pdf, which includes the Best Practice Principles http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/QualitySafeWorkplaces.pdf.
- Queensland Government Building and Construction Training Policy, https://desbt.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0023/8339/qg-building-construction-training-policy.pdf
An industry briefing session is scheduled as per the attached flyer in the Project Documents section below.
Lendlease encourage local industry to contact the ICN Queensland in the first instance to seek assistance with the EOI process.
The Lendlease project team can be emailed at: CairnsEOI@lendlease.com
Project at a glance
Procurement Engineering Specialist