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Mackenzie State Primary and Special School
Mt Gravatt


The project involves the redevelopment of Mount Petrie State Primary School and the relocation of the Mount Gravatt Special School to the Mount Petrie site. Each school will operate as a separate entity co-existing at the same learning campus.


The new school will cater for primary students in years P-7; the Special School; and an Early Childhood Development Unit (ECDU).


As the Project Director/Principal Project Manager, PDS oversaw a team of cost planners, contract administrators and a building contractor to complete the works.


Scope: New school campus for up to 200 students offering P-7 learning
Contract type:

Lump sum design and construct

Completion: September 2012  

$17.86M total with funds from three separate sources:

  • ECDU Building – DET Capital Works Budget
  • Building Education Revolution (BER) Budget
  • State Schools of Tomorrow (SSOT) Budget.
Outcome: Completed on time, to requirements and under budget