Capricornia Correctional Centre

Location
20km north of Rockhampton
Country
Australia
State
Queensland
Contract type
Design and construct
Client
Queensland Corrective Services
Sector
Building
Expertise
  • Corrections
Duration
2018 to 2020
Status
Completed
Tags

Delivering an advanced prison upgrade

CPB Contractors worked with Queensland Corrective Services to deliver significant facility upgrades at the Capricornia Correctional Centre to support an increase in capacity and ongoing prison services.

The design and construct contract generated revenue to CPB Contractors of approximately $145 million.

Construction commenced in early 2018 and concluded in 2020.

Our extensive track record of correctional facilities work is built on a disciplined and cost-effective approach, working collaboratively with our clients to complete challenging building programs in live, secure environments, without disrupting real-time facility operations.

During all phases of the project, our team was committed to developing increased local job and work opportunities for Queensland’s Capricorn Coast residents and businesses as a priority, and to ensure that all project objectives were achieved. 

Scope of works included:

  • A minimum of 164 additional residential cells in new buildings;
  • 100 bunks in secure cells;
  • A new residential officers station; and
  • A site-wide electronic security upgrade.

Located 20km north of Rockhampton in Queensland, Capricornia Correctional Centre provides facilities for remand, reception and sentenced high and low-security prisoners, and offers inmates a wide range of vocational education and training programs.

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