Yarrabah School Redevelopment

Client
Victorian School Building Authority
Superintendent
Turner & Townsend
Value
$20 Million
Completion
January 2021

Yarrabah School is a special education school in Aspendale catering for students from 3 to 18 years of age.  The aim of the redevelopment was to provide new, permanent buildings for the schools Early Education Program Students; Junior, Middle, and Intermediate & Transition Students; a Senior Life House; and Specialist Learning and Staff Facilities.

Separable Portion 1

Included the construction of the Early Education Program Building, Specialist Learning Building, and the Primary Neighbourhood Building D (Lower Junior, Upper Junior & Middle School) with associated services and landscaping.

Separable Portion 2

Included the construction of the Intermediate & Transition Building, Senior Life House Building, Staff Facilities Building, the refurbishment of the existing Administration Building, BER Building refurbishment, manual activities and external shedding with associated services and landscaping.

Separable Portion 3

Involved the removal of relocatable buildings and associated walkways, ramps and services, and the provision of a new oval, hardcourt and external shedding with associated services and landscaping. The redevelopment was delivered in 3 separable portions to allow the staff and students to maintain access to the school facilities and ensure there was minimal disruption to the day to day operation of the school throughout construction.