Naval Guided Weapons Maintenance Facility



Contact Details


Thuy Ho
+61 2 9927 3100
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  Locations: NSW Australia
  Project Value: $68M
  Project Status: In progress
  Project Owner WATPAC CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD

Project Details


Watpac Construction Pty Ltd (Watpac) has been contracted by the Commonwealth of Australia (Commonwealth) to construct the new Naval Guided Weapons Maintenance Facility (NGWMF) for the Department of Defence at Defence Establishment at the Orchard Hills (DEOH). DEOH is a secure Defence Base and as such, stringent access, communication and permit to work protocols will apply to all works. Further details can be found here


The NGWMF project comprises of a new Integrated Weapons Facility building for the Department of Defence including:

  • Weapons assembly room
  • Loading Area
  • Blast Corridors
  • Test Control Room
  • Reinforced Concrete Test cells
  • Central Administration Spine
  • Plant Rooms
  • Car Park
  • Landscaping


In addition to the Integrated Weapons Facility building, the following civil work will take place:

  • New roadworks including connections to the existing roads
  • Upgrade of fire trails
  • New security fencing
  • New footpaths
  • Demolition of existing building N106
  • External sewer and stormwater lines and connections


Construction has commenced with completion due by July 2021. 


Watpac has committed to sourcing 95 per cent of subcontract work from local industry within 50 kilometres of DEOH. As such, locally based subcontractors are encouraged to register their interest and it is recommended that companies register via the office that will service this project if successful. Please see the map below to view the area within 50 kilometres of DEOH.


Note: if you are unsure whether your business falls within the 50km radius after looking at the attached map, open Google Maps, put in your business address and "Defence Establishment Orchard Hills" and it will give you a rough indication of distance between the 2 locations. 


How to register an Expression of Interest

  • This is an initial, general EOI submission and Work Packages currently available to submit an EOI for are listed below.
  • Shortlisted SMEs will be invited to tender Work Packages.
  • To submit an initial EOI for the Work Scopes, companies must have an ICN Gateway company profile. Information on how to register your company on ICN Gateway is detailed below.



ICN Gateway Company Registration

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  • Your company summary and company description are used to assess your ability to complete projects when you lodge an EOI- please ensure that your company invests the time and energy required to represent your company in the most effective manner possible.
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Project Documents


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Work Packages


To submit an expression of interest, select the icon next to the work package scope you are interested in.
Note: The closing date/s for expressions of interest shown below are subject to change.

OPEN LISTINGS    AWARDED    CLOSED LISTINGS    OTHER
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Fencing and Gates03 Jun 202024 Jul 2020 
Register your interest for this work package.
Landscaping03 Jun 202024 Jul 2020 
Register your interest for this work package.
Aluminium Louvres05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all aluminium louvres inclusive of all gates, doors, door hardware, stainless steel bushfire/bird/vermin mesh, aluminium blanking sheets, fixed/solid panels as detailed.
Ceilings and Partitions05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all partition walls as per the drawings and specifications inclusive of thermal and acoustic insulation and skirtings as detailed, and noggings as required. P01A partitions to include security perimeter lining (covert attack-resistant grilles). Framing and ply between suspended concrete slab and insulated roof panels per detail 6 of drawing 60201.
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all compressed fibre cement sheet cladding to external walls inclusive of backing strips, cavity vents, gaskets, epoxy fillets. Exclude metal sheet cladding, insulated panel cladding, polycarbonate sheet cladding.
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all Exterior partitions including but not limited to: studwork framing, hebel, wall wrap, insulation.
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all breathable membrane and vapour barrier to partitions walls as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all moisture resistant, fire rated and tiled ceilings including all insulations, shadowlines, bulkhead and access hatch panels
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all glazed aluminium partitions, windows, door leafs & door frames
Door and Door Frames (including hardware)05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all steel door frames as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all solid core door leafs as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all door hardware as per the specifications
Furniture Fixtures and Equipment (FFE)05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all loose furniture such as office chairs, meeting chairs, dining chairs, pedestals, shelving and the like as per the specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all wall fixtures such as shower curtains, soap dispensers, grab rails, mirrors, coat hooks and the like as per the specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all workstations as noted in the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to provide all window coverings such as roller blinds as per the drawings and specifications
Joinery05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to allow for all cupboard benches
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all full height kitchen cupboard including overhead shelves
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all vanity units
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all reception desks
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all lockers and toilet cubicles
Metalwork05 Jun 202026 Jun 2020 
Scope of Works:
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install balustrades & handrails as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all stainless adhesive fixed corner guards as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all stainless steel tactile indicators as per the drawings and specifications
- The Subcontractor is to supply and install all statutory signage as per the drawings and specifications