Defence Establishment Orchard Hills Redevelopment

Project at a glance

NSW Australia
$300m to $400m

Contact Details

Ian Hudson
Industry Capability Network
+61 2 9927 3122

The Department of Defence plans to undertake a major investment in Defence Establishment Orchard Hills (DEOH). DEOH is approximately 7km South of Penrith and 50km West of the Sydney CBD. The site has been in use as an Explosive Ordnance Depot and training facility since the 1940s.

It is expected the project will achieve Government approval in the second quarter of 2023.

Anticipated program:

  • Government approval second quarter of 2023.
  • Design completion second and third quarters 2023.
  • Procurement of trade contractors from third quarter of 2023.
  • Construction from fourth quarter 2023 for an anticipated 3 years.

Project value between $300m to $400m

The scope of work will include upgrades of the:-

  • Water supply
  • Wastewater system
  • Electrical HV & LV networks
  • Roads and carparks
  • A new Base entry

Replacement of many buildings including new:-

  • Working accommodation buildings
  • Mess
  • Gymnasium
  • Living in accommodation
  • Specialist buildings for the Defence Explosive Ordnance Training School
  • Range control building
  • Specialist processing building
  • Refurbishment of existing buildings
  • Cadet buildings

Industry Briefing

An industry briefing was held on Friday 21 October 2022. No information from the briefing will be made available following the briefing.

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30 Jun 2024 (AEDT)

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