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Defence Infrastructure Division

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

Current Status

Stage One will be constructed in two phases to allow the Royal Australian Navy to use part of the wharf while construction works are underway on the other part:

  • Phase One (northern section) will replace the existing Oil Wharf and part of the Cruiser Wharf, and dredge the seabed; and
  • Phase Two (southern section) will replace the remainder of the Cruiser Wharf.

A summary of key activities is provided in table 1.

Table 1: Key Activity Dates

Activity Anticipated Commencement Date Anticipated Completion Date
Phase 1
Setup of Site Mid Aug 2018 End Sep 2018
Demolition of the Existing Wharf Early Oct 2018 Mid Apr 2019
Construction of the New Wharf Mid Jan 2019 Early Dec 2019
Dredging of the Seabed End Nov 2018 Early Jul 2019
Installation of a New Crane Jul 2019 Jan 2020
Installation of Shore Engineering Services Sep 2019 Jan 2020
Installation of Wharf Furniture Nov 2019 Jan 2020
Phase 2
Setup of Site Jan 2020 Feb 2020
Demolition of the Existing Wharf Feb 2020 May 2020
Construction of the New Wharf May 2020 May 2021
Installation of Shore Engineering Services Apr 2021 Jun 2021
Installation of Wharf Furniture Apr 2021 Jun 2021
Handover / Takeover - Feb 2022