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Woomera Range Launcher Pad Remediation

Woomera Range

Launcher Pad Remediation Works


Woomera SA


Department of Defence (Augility)

Duration of Project

March 2021 – July 2021

Contract Value

$1.5 Million

This project involves remediation of reinforced concrete pads at launch area 1 and launch area 2, Woomera Range, South Australia. The Woomera Range complex is located in North Western South Australia and encompasses the RAAF Base Woomera and Woomera Test Range. The Woomera Test Range (WTR) encompasses the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) (RAAF Base Woomera excepted) and the Woomera Restricted Airspace (WRX). The WPA covers an area of~122,000 square km and primarily consists of State Government pastoral leases, Aboriginal lands and a conservation park.

Scope of Work

  • Demolish and remove the existing concrete slabs LA1 and LA2
  • Demolition and removal of redundant stair wells and ventilation shafts
  • Placement of a new quarry rubble base course beneath the proposedconcrete slab
  • Construction of new concrete slabs LA1 and LA2
  • Relocating existing conduits and cables below ground

Project Complications & Achievements

Project completed on time and on budget. Local resources and contractors were utilized for this project.