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Defence Infrastructure Division

Stage One of the Garden Island (East) Critical Infrastructure Recovery Program

Welcome to the public website for Stage One of the Garden Island (East) Critical Infrastructure Recovery Program (Stage One). Defence has established this web page to provide information to members of the public about Stage One. The information contained within this web page is intended to complement the information provided to the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Public Works (PWC). For more information on the PWC or to access a copy of the Stage One Statement of Evidence, please refer to .

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The aim of Stage One is to address significant condition, capacity and compliance issues with two existing wharves at Garden Island (East), Sydney, New South Wales. These wharves are referred to as the Cruiser Wharf and the Oil Wharf. Subject to Parliamentary approval, it is proposed to demolish the Cruiser and Oil wharves and build a new wharf in a revised alignment in their place. It is also proposed to extend an adjoining wharf to limit the new realigned wharf's protrusion.The new realigned wharf will be equipped with a new crane, engineering services and wharf furniture similar to those on the existing wharves.

Stage One proposes the following six scope elements:

  • Project Element 1: Demolition of Wharf Structures;
  • Project Element 2: Construction of Wharf Structures;
  • Project Element 3: Seabed Dredging;
  • Project Element 4: Wharf Furniture;
  • Project Element 5: Portal Crane; and
  • Project Element 6: Shore Engineering Services.