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Leadership changes announced at Rork Projects

Rork Projects has today announced changes to its Executive Leadership Team with new General Managers appointed for Queensland and Victoria. Victorian General Manager Steven Raymond has accepted an offer to move to Brisbane to fill the recently vacated General Manager post for Rork Projects Queensland. He is replacing Matt Clayton, who has decided to pursue a new opportunity after a …

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Wa Initiative Wins

For the second consecutive year, Rork Projects has proudly partnered with the Canberra Raiders 50/50 Charity to raise funds for our Wa Initiative. The Wa Initiative supports Indigenous foundations and not-for-profit organisations in their work in offering quality, secondary education scholarships at leading Australian boarding schools for Indigenous children from regional, rural and remote communities. The 50-50 Charity Raffle is a not-for-profit …

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Connect 2022 – Reconnecting

It was an absolute pleasure to attend to Supply Nations 2022 Connect Conference – Reconnecting, at the International Convention Centre in Sydney recently.   This one-day event focuses on networking opportunities and showcasing the calibre of diverse Indigenous businesses, bringing together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses, corporate organisations, and government departments to foster new business opportunities and celebrate the …

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From one million to multi-million

RORK PROJECTS ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONE Twenty-five years ago, Brian O’Rourke found himself at a career crossroads. In his mid-20s, he had just been made redundant from one of the country’s largest furniture suppliers and was facing an uncertain future. But Brian was never one to let an opportunity go to waste. Capitalising on the opening in the market created by …

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RECAP: Subbies Lawn Bowls

After the year that was 2021, we were so excited to be kicking off 2022 with a face-to-face event celebrating our amazing subbies and their continued efforts. Canberra, Melbourne, and Brisbane have all held Lawn Bowls Networking Events over the last 3 weeks. It was great to have the chance to come together, with a casual (yet somewhat competitive) afternoon …

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PROJECT UPDATE: 10 King Street

2022 is flying by, with the Rork Team powering through major milestones on some of our biggest projects ever. This is especially evident with the progress of our second commercial new build at the Lakes Centre in Caboolture. The project is particularly challenging due to the limited site access and its location within a fully operational commercial centre.  Last Wednesday, …

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Rork Projects x Brisbane Bullets – Indigenous Round 2022

Last Saturday, the Brisbane Bullets took on the Perth Wildcats at home in the Armery for the third and final game of the Indigenous Round, sponsored by Rork Projects. Rork Projects Co-Owners, Brian O’Rourke and John Janke, gave the team a pre-game ‘Pep Talk’ about the importance of this round, the jerseys they are wearing, and the people they are …

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Rork appointed to Powerhouse Precinct

Rork Projects has been engaged for Stage 2 of Mildura’s riverfront redevelopment which will see the transformation of the existing Powerhouse building. Upgrades include a new visitor information area, theatre space, a flexible event space, covered alfresco area, a new events kitchen building adjacent to the Powerhouse, public amenities, new ‘boiler house’ providing covered outdoor events space, and external services. …

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WINNERS: NAWIC Awards

We are so proud to have won the Award for Diversity and Inclusion at the National Association of Women in Construction (Australia National) Crystal Vision Awards held in Canberra on Friday. We pride ourselves in creating opportunities and facilitating career progression regardless of gender, race and background. In fact, at Rork Projects more than 50% of our employees represent cultural backgrounds from …

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Energex House

The Rork Queensland team are proud to announce that they have been selected to deliver a full cosmetic refurbishment of the end of trip facilities at 33 Breakfast Creek Road, in Newstead. This includes the construction of new bike storage facilities for commuters, and the refurbishment of all existing amenities located within the commercial building. This building has been designed to …