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Saibai Island Teachers Housing

Saibai Island Teachers Housing

Project Data

LOCATION
Tagai State College, Saibai Island, Torres Straits, QLD

PROJECT TYPE
Education, Remote

SCOPE OF WORKS
New Build, Civil, Infrastructure, Fitout

CONTRACT
Design and Construct

Client
Department of Education

VALUE
$3.2 Million

OVERVIEW

WIP Construction was commissioned by the Department of Education to design and build a new accommodation facility for the Tagai State College teaching staff on Saibai Island in the Torres Straits.
The project involved the construction of a low-set duplex, featuring two units with single bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms, an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area, a separate laundry, a half bath, and an enclosed patio.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Difficulties Recognising the complexities of working in remote locations, WIP Construction encountered logistical and weather-related challenges during the Saibai Island Teachers Housing project. Overcoming these hurdles required the team’s perseverance and careful logistical planning.
  • Outcomes Despite the difficulties, the project successfully delivered a high-quality accommodation building for the teaching staff. Both the Tagai State College teaching staff and the Department of Education expressed satisfaction with the move-in ready facility.

Project Data

LOCATION
Tagai State College, Saibai Island, Torres Straits, QLD

PROJECT TYPE
Education, Remote

SCOPE OF WORKS
New Build, Civil, Infrastructure, Fitout

CONTRACT
Design and Construct

Client
Department of Education

VALUE
$3.2 Million

OVERVIEW

WIP Construction was commissioned by the Department of Education to design and build a new accommodation facility for the Tagai State College teaching staff on Saibai Island in the Torres Straits.
The project involved the construction of a low-set duplex, featuring two units with single bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms, an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area, a separate laundry, a half bath, and an enclosed patio.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Difficulties Recognising the complexities of working in remote locations, WIP Construction encountered logistical and weather-related challenges during the Saibai Island Teachers Housing project. Overcoming these hurdles required the team’s perseverance and careful logistical planning.
  • Outcomes Despite the difficulties, the project successfully delivered a high-quality accommodation building for the teaching staff. Both the Tagai State College teaching staff and the Department of Education expressed satisfaction with the move-in ready facility.