The state government of Western Australia, through Treasurer Mike Nahan, has announced that three teams have been shortlisted to develop 8 new schools through a public private partnership (PPP) project.
The three shortlisted consortia are the following:
Proposals are due by May 8, 2015 and the preferred bidder is scheduled to be announced in August.
The project involves the development of four public primary schools and four public secondary schools. The 4 new primary schools will be built in Landsdale East, Alkimos South West, Baldivis North and Byford South West and the new secondary schools are in Ellenbrook North, Lakelands, Hammond Park and Harrisdale.
The project includes the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new schools for a period of 25 years. The PPP also includes facilities management services such as waste disposal, utilities management, gardening, cleaning and security.
The total project investment is estimated at A$370 million (US$288.2 million).
Last year, the State Government announced plans to invest A$1.16 billion during the period 2014 - 2018 in new and improved public schools.
We have recently reported that the Victorian Government shortlisted two consortia to build 13 new primary schools through the PPP model in Melbourne's growth suburbs. The two teams were: Learning Communities Victoria composed by Amber, Watpac and Spotless and Plenary Schools composed by Plenary Group, Hansen Yuncken and DTZ