Improved Defence health facilities for Victoria

Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, today announced the award of a contract for delivery of upgrades to Defence health facilities in Victoria.

Following a competitive tendering process, Defence has awarded the $14.4 million contract to Colin Joss & Co Pty Ltd for the construction of a new health centre at Latchford Barracks, South Bandiana in Victoria.

Minister Fawcett said the upgrades would help support the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to maintain and sustain health preparedness for ADF operational requirements.