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Rork appointed for major AIS upgrade project

We’re pleased to announce our appointment as Construction Manager by the Australian Sports Commission for major mechanical upgrade works at the iconic Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra. The AIS is Australia’s high performance sports training institution opening in 1981 and situated on a 66-hectare site campus is in the northern Canberra suburb of Bruce. The approx. $6m project …

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Rork Melbourne thinks outside while staying in

While Melbourne heads into another week of lockdown the Rork Projects Victoria team have been tasked with a special challenge. During the last Covid lockdown Melbourne General Manager Steven Raymond (pictured) found himself at his WFH desk in his busy household dreaming of a quiet space where he could focus and get his work done. With a new child, Steve …

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Rork backs ACT Premier Rugby Competition

Rork Projects has proudly signed on as an Official Sponsor of the ACT’s Premier Rugby competition – the John I Dent Cup. It is the second consecutive year that Rork Projects has officially backed local rugby in the ACT through sponsorship of the local competition. And according to Rork Projects ACT General Manager, Scott Lamb, the partnership is about recognising …

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Revitalising Canberra’s iconic City Walk

The ACT Government has engaged Rork Projects to help put the soul back into the heart of Canberra’s City Centre. Rork Projects has been appointed as construction manager of the ACT Government’s City Walk Upgrade  – a project which will revitalise the iconic avenue making it more a more attractive, accessible, and exciting destination. The $1.6 million investment from ACT …

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BLM: Achieving real change respectfully, inclusively and confidently

Rork Projects’ John Paul Janke recently spoke with Lisa Annese, CEO of the Diversity Council of Australia, about what is needed to recognise Australia’s ongoing racial injustices and shift the dial to create a future that includes Australia’s First Nations people. John is a member of Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander External Advisory Panel. The …

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Rork Projects join Bullets as Major Partner

The Brisbane Bullets and Rork Projects are thrilled to announce that Rork Projects will be joining the club as a Major Partner. The significant announcement means the successful Australian construction company will increase their support of the NBL Club after first joining as an Official Partner and Indigenous Round naming rights partner last season. Bullets CEO Peter McLennan says the …

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How Audits can save your business (and lives)

Audit. It’s one of those words that reeks of compliance and accountability. Neither of these are bad things, but for anyone who isn’t confident in their work practices – regardless of their industry – hearing that they are being audited can make them feel sick in the stomach. In the construction industry, compliance is literally a matter of life or …

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Rork Projects launches new division in Queensland

To meet a surge in demand for specialist construction projects, Rork Projects Queensland has launched a new division to deliver refurbishments, fit outs and minor construction works. Rork Minor Works will sit alongside Rork Projects’ major project team and will focus on delivering a range of needs, from office upgrades to significant maintenance works.General Manager for Rork Projects Queensland, Matt …

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From stately home to art gallery

From stately home, to espionage to art gallery. Rork Projects are honoured to be transforming this Sydney historical house into an community art gallery for the Woollahra Municipal Council. St Brigid’s was designed by English architect Frederick Moore Simpson and built in 1897 for Captain Arthur Lassetter as their family home. Over its lifetime this significant heritage building has had …

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Rork Canberra announces partnership with Westpac

Rork, Canberra’s original construction and fit out company, partnered with one of Australia’s most iconic institutions to transform office operations in response to the changing landscape of global banking.  Westpac engaged Rork Projects as head contractors to deliver design and construct services for an exciting fit out of their ‘Civic Quarter’ on Northbourne Avenue in Canberra.  The nine-week project saw …