The Hunter region is a national leader in Defence support, supply and sustainment, with strong industry capabilities across land, sea and air.

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Level 3 – 24 Honeysuckle Drive
Newcastle, NSW, 2300


GHD serves the global market sectors of Defence, Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Aviation, Marine, Transport and Logistics, Energy, International Development Assistance and the Environment.GHD is a proudly Australian staff owned company, completing projects for Australian Defence every year since our creation in Melbourne in 1928. And today GHD has more than 10,500 technical and professional staff in over 60 offices in 15 countries throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.GHD has solutions for most Defence requirements. We have a commitment to continuously updating technical skills, and to providing independent advice. Defence benefits from one-stop project management and our appreciation of industry requirements, government regulations and policy and statutory obligations.GHD has strong affiliations, alliances and relationships with various Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and these bring in most cases complementary skills to enhance our capability and thus the services to our clients. EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCEOur consultants are skilled and experienced in managing all aspects of small, complex and strategic projects in all phases of the Defence capability life cycle.GHD consultants have planned, authored and edited the entire suite of CASG based project documentation. They have delivered quality outcomes in this environment for Air, Land, Sea, Cyber and Space projects as well as for specialist weapons and electronic systems projects.GHD project management staff are experienced in managing the full spectrum of project activities, from concept development, capability and requirements definition, through solicitation, evaluation and contracting, to acquisition, implementation and eventual disposal, for clients in both government and industry. Deliverables associated with these projects have involved work with services provision, equipment acquisition, logistic support, information and communications technology support, infrastructure development and estate management.GHD has a significant amount of expertise in the specification, design, installation, test and delivery of systems, subsystems and facilities. In addition to direct support of projects, GHD engineering consultants have conducted system design activities, maintenance engineering analysis, engineering change proposal and cost estimating for a diverse range of Defence clients. GHD is fully accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 140001. GHD is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and operates an internal business school to keep our people progressing with professional development.RELEVANT PREVIOUS WORKGHD has a long and broad experience providing support to CASG projects for defence and other industries including: • Base & Facilities Construction• Hunter Class Frigate Design• Environmental Compliance and Remediation• RAN Ship Repair Project Management • Enhanced Land Force Phase 2C (Range and Training Areas)• DSTG Underwater Explosive Test Facility• Department of Immigration and Border Protection• Australian Federal Police• United States Department of Defense• United States Marine Corps, and• United States Coast Guard. GHD consultants have provided assistance to a wider range of Defence projects: in recent times to JP 2008, JP 2043, JP 2048, Sea 1308, Sea 1405, Sea 1439, Sea 1442, Sea 1654, Sea 4000, Sea 5000 Land 40, Land 53, Land 112, Land 121, Land 133, Land 134, Land, Air 3024, Air 5276, Air 5333, Air 5376, Air 5391, Air 5409, Air 5418, Air 9000, eDefence, SDSS and DMOIDR.


David Gillies


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4979 9999




Research and Development (R&D)


Agriculture, Mining, Transport and Bus or Coach
Airport Operations and Other Air Transport Support Services
Combat Systems Vehicle, Manufacturing and Repair
Computer and Computer Peripherals
Computer System Design and Related Services
Electrical & Electronic Goods
Fabricated Metal Product or Composite Product
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Machinery and Equipment
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Repair and Maintenance
Research Centre
Shipbuilding and Repair Services
Shipbuilding and Submarine Building and Repair Services
Specialised Construction and Design Services
Telecommunications Goods / Service


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