Joynton Avenue Creative Precinct Completion

Congratulations to the Green Square project team on reaching a major milestone, completion of the new Joynton Avenue Creative Precinct. The former iconic South Sydney Hospital site has been transformed into a creative hub for the community to enjoy. The heritage listed Esme Cahill Building now known as the JACC (Joynton Avenue Creative Centre) building, was originally built in 1936 and used as nurse’s accommodation.  In succession of the detailed refurbishment works, this building is now home to community and art centre spaces.  As pictured, the building features 7 copper clad awnings that are internally lined with ‘Black Butt’ timber…

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Christmas Fundraiser Buys New Trauma Beds!

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  • Mar 28th, 2018
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Lahey’s aim for this Christmas fundraiser was to raise enough money for one new trauma bed for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, the cost of each bed is around $7k. The hospital had identified the need to urgently replace 18 existing beds. Thanks to our amazing supply chain partners, contractors and generous staff we managed to raise a grand total of $23,279, enough money to fund the purchase of 3 new trauma beds!! Well done to all involved, you have made a big difference to the sick and injured children that are treated on a daily basis at the Sydney…

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New Southern Highlands Police Station Tour

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  • Mar 7th, 2018
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Lahey was proud to host a site tour of the new Southern Highlands Police Station on Wednesday 28th February, attendees included; The Honorable Troy Grant (NSW Minister for Police), The Honorable Jai Rowell MP (Member for Wollondilly), Cr Ken Halstead (Wingecarribee Shire Mayor), Gerard Stepien (General Manager Police Property Group), Mark de Fraga (Project Manager,BGIS),  Superintendent Christopher Schilt and Inspector John Klepczarek. Our Senior Management team consisting of Vargha Zare Lahey COO and Ben Lee Project Manager lead the tour group around the new facility which is due to Go Live by June 2018. The new Southern Highlands Police Station…

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Lahey Indigenous Employment Program

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  • Feb 23rd, 2018
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Last week Lahey officially launched our Indigenous Employment Program in conjunction with Hutchinson Builders Statim-Yaga (Start Work) program. We invited all Indigenous employees along with Project Managers from all of our Sydney projects, to our head office in Pyrmont to welcome them into the Lahey family and reaffirm our commitment to ongoing employee mentoring and continued professional development. Glen Duncan, Indigenous Employment Coordinator (Sydney) for Hutchinson Builders (Statim-Yaga) has been working with Vargha Zare (COO), Matt Fearnley (CM) and Bill Richards Murray (Best Practice Manager) over the past year, implementing this successful program into our existing Aboriginal Participation and Corporate…

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Christmas Fundraiser!

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  • Jan 31st, 2018
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This Christmas Lahey once again raised money for the Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Emergency Department (ED) provides urgent medical care for more than 36,500 children each year from babies with severe infections through to teenagers with broken bones. With more than 100 children being cared for in our Emergency Department every day, the ED team need to urgently replace eight of our 18 ED Trauma Beds as these are now more than 8 years old so they are showing significant signs of wear and tear. Our goal was to raise enough money to buy two new trauma…

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Contract Award – Central Sydney Intensive English High School

Lahey Constructions has been awarded the contract for the new build and refurbishment of one of Sydney’s oldest public schools. The Alexandria Park Community School, originally established back in 1890, will be redeveloped and become the new home for the Central Sydney Intensive English High School. The rejuvenated facility will feature a new build three-storey teaching space with a gymnasium that will seamlessly link into the existing refurbished Block D building. The new space will also accommodate general and specialist learning spaces including food technology, art, science, music and performance space as well as a library and hall. The learning environment…

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2017 MBA Awards

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  • Nov 8th, 2017
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Lahey Constructions attended the 2017 Master Builders Association (MBA) Awards evening held last weekend at the Star Event Centre. Thank you to MBA for putting on a spectacular night at this year’s Gala Dinner, as always a great night was had by all! Lahey would like to congratulate the Harbord Public School – New Facilities project team, who won the category for ‘Public Schools up to $15, 000,000’. This was a challenging project working adjacent to a live school site however the Principal and staff at the school were extremely accommodating and helpful throughout the project which allowed a seamless…

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Safety First Campaign

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  • Sep 1st, 2017
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In response to SafeWork NSW’s safety blitz on the construction industry in NSW, Lahey have launched a Safety Campaign and held a briefing session with industry representatives on 10th August 2017. Lahey Constructions Chief Operating Officer, Vargha Zare set the objectives for the business at the forum where it was noted, Lahey Constructions will continue to actively promote a culture that will ‘Think safety first, safety starts with you, where we will work diligently towards zero harm’. Executive Director of SafeWork NSW, Peter Dunphy, said “Every worker in the NSW construction industry has the right to a safe and healthy…

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Green Square Community Centre and Cultural Precinct Open Day

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  • May 16th, 2017
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The City of Sydney recently hosted an open day for the Green Square Community and Cultural Precinct. The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore gave an overview of the Green Square Precinct, including current and upcoming works, with Gadigal Elder, Uncle Chicka Madden, giving the Welcome to Country. The event was attended by over 150 members of the public who saw first-hand, the progress that is being made to reinvigorate and revitalise the area. Lahey are currently extending and refurbishing the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre (the former South Sydney Hospital, Esme Cahill Building), the ‘Banga’ Community Shed and the Green…

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Pulse Oximeters Purchased!

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  • Apr 11th, 2017
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The Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation has purchased two Pulse Oximeter Machines with the donations we raised at Christmas! Lahey’s Bid Director, Guy Tristram, visited the Hospital to experience first-hand what the machine does for the Hospital’s Sleep Medicine Unit. The machines are a simple and effective way to screen babies and children for potentially life-threatening sleep conditions by measuring oxygen levels in the blood. They help SCH identify which children need to be prioritised in sleep studies, and have dramatically reduced the extensive waiting list. The machines offer a simple and pain-free way to screen babies and children from potentially life-threatening…

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