Banksia Project

Seqirus, a wholly owned subsidiary of CSL Limited, will invest more than AUD$800 million in capital expenditure to construct new facilities in Melbourne to support its’ future product demand in Australia and across the globe.  Seqirus has engaged BESIX Watpac, a leading Australian multi-disciplinary construction company backed by a century of global expertise and financial strength, to manage the construction of the facility. BESIX Watpac is a wholly owned subsidiary of the award-winning international contractor BESIX Group, specialising in complex construction across all sectors, including infrastructure and marine works. Combining Watpac’s four decades of trusted local experience and partnerships, Watpac bring the best of the world’s capability together.


About the Project

Project Banksia involves the design, construction, validation and registration of a new state-of-the-art biopharmaceutical facility, which will use innovative cell-based technology to produce influenza vaccines for use in both influenza pandemics and seasonal vaccination programs.  This will be the only cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemisphere.  The facility will also manufacture Seqirus’ proprietary adjuvant MF59® and will produce unique products important to Australia’s public health needs – including antivenom for Australian snakes, spiders and marine creatures, and the world’s only human vaccine for Q-Fever.


The project will be a greenfield construction with site utilities and amenity to support the manufacturing operation, including black and clean utilities, warehousing, quality control laboratories, administration, cafeteria, car parking, etc.  The facility is targeted to be operational by mid-2026.


Banksia Project Industry Briefing

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Project at a glance


VIC Australia
Bid Phase
SEQIRUS PTY LTD

Contact Details


John Sands
Industry Adviser
+61 3 9864 6728

Work Package
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Status
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General

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