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Celebrating NAIDOC Week @ Rork

NAIDOC Week plays a vital and unique role in the coming together of many Australians from diverse backgrounds and nationalities – joining together to celebrate Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture as the oldest living continuing culture on the planet. Rork Projects proudly took part in a range of activities and events to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2018. Our Sydney Office …

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Rork on Point for Wentworth Point

Rork Projects is proud to have been awarded the contract to deliver the Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library by the City of Parramatta Council. Commencing soon, this greatly anticipated project will provide the local community with a diverse range of amenities including; Contemporary library services Multiple flexible community meeting rooms and mini conference capabilities An artist studio/exhibition space Music …

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Rork Projects joins 8th annual Charity Sailing Day

In early March, staff from our Melbourne Office joined some 400 other sailors on Port Phillip Bay as part of the 8th annual Charity Sailing Day organised by The Property Industry Foundation (Vic). The event, on Friday 2nd March 2018, raised some $100,000 for the PIF House Program supporting homeless and at-risk young people in Victoria. Our staff joined other …

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When opportunity knocks, answer the door

Rork Projects began in a spare room in an apartment block in a Canberra suburb. Some 20 years on, we’ve maintained and valued our strong links and ties to the Capital. While we’ve opened other offices across the country, our head office will always be in Canberra. For us, Canberra gave us opportunities within our sector that we grabbed with …

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Making Waves Rally 2018

Rork Projects was proud to have recently participated in the annual Making Waves Rally in aid of the boating charity Sailors with disAbilities (SWD) on Sydney Harbour. Held on Friday 9 March 2018, our Sydney staff were joined by invited guests from RPS Australia Asia Pacific to assist sailing the magnificent 50ft racing yacht ‘You’re Hired.’ SWD is well-known throughout …

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Work commences on GTV9 Dockland project

Work is well underway as part of our Head Contractor Services at the iconic GTV9 (Channel Nine) headquarters in Bourke Street, Docklands in Melbourne. Knight Frank Australia – on behalf on REST – engaged Rork Projects to provide Head Contractor Services for a Amenities & Lobby L4 Refurbishment and associated works. Docklands has been the home of GTV9 since 2011 …

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CSIRO project set to raise the roof

Rork Projects was engaged by CSIRO late last year to provide Head Contractor Services for an early works package for Building 2/79 at the Black Mountain Science and Innovation Park in Canberra. The project is part of CSIRO’s ACT Consolidation Project Phase 2 and entails internal alterations and demolition, roof replacement – including installation of new walkways and strengthening for …

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Old is new again for TAFE NSW refurbishment project

Work continues on a three-floor refurbishment of the Ultimo Campus for TAFE NSW in Sydney which will see this 125-year-old building brought back to its original administration purpose. Rork Projects has been engaged under a GC21 Contract as the Head Contractor, working with RPS Australia Asia Pacific, IA Design and Erbas. Our scope of services included the extensive protection and …

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Partnership promotes Indigenous successes through traditional flavours

A partnership between Rork Projects, the William Angliss Institute and the iconic Charcoal Lane restaurant has tantalized the taste buds of key stakeholders across Melbourne’s construction and property management sector. Rork Projects engaged Fitzroy based Charcoal Lane to supply platters to its valued clients and key stakeholders in Melbourne to celebrate the festive season. The specifically created platters highlight traditional …

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2016 Gawura Cocktail Evening

Rork Business Development Manager, Sara Blackley along with clients Rebecca Perry and Tracey Williams recently attended the 2016 Gawura Cocktail Evening, supporting the unique Gawura program of urban Indigenous education. Gawura is a primary day school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in Sydney. Gawura delivers an intensive programme of literacy and numeracy development in a vibrant environment …