ilitary operations run like clockwork. So when the
Australian government set out to relocate the sprawling Moorebank Units military base to make way for a
new freight terminal, the project team had to stay in
lockstep to complete its mission on schedule.
An ironclad, four-year deadline, a rigid AU$870
million budget and a mandate to work around
scheduled military trainings set strict parameters
for the project team. And the massive scope piled
on the pressure.
The country’s largest defense facilities project
since World War II, the relocation shifted all Moore-
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The project comprised relocating the School of Military Engineering to
Holsworthy Barracks, as well as constructing a mess hall, indoor pool,
classrooms and offices.