CLIENT: Augility (Department of Defence)
VALUE: $1.6 million
DURATION: April 2018 – September 2018


Shamrock Civil Engineering was awarded the contract to replace and upgrade the existing Lavarack Barracks boundary security meshed fencing with four strands of barbed wire above.

Scope of works
  • Removal of the required trees and vegetation within the 5 m secure zone
  • Erection of temporary fencing to ensure security was maintained during construction
  • Removal and disposal of existing fence structure (Including posts, rails, mesh and concrete footings)
  • Installation of 7.5km of new 3.0m high class 2 security fence with aluminium bat tags around the perimeter of Lavarack Barracks
  • Installation of signage along the new fence line
  • Dismantle temporary fencing
  • Installation of new gates and bollards at entry points
  • Installation of drainage structures at creeks and gullies
  • 150 mm thick 20m x 8m concrete slab was constructed as a causeway through an existing creek to gain access through the creek. 37m3 of concrete was used to construct this structure

Shamrock Civil Engineering maintained a positive community relationship by handing out flyers and door knocking with neighbours to raise awareness of the works before commencement, and following up throughout project delivery.
Communication and coordination with the design team ensured optimum design installation and performance.