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Fitzgibbon Community Centre uses cladding made from BlueScope XLERPLATE® weathering steel and roofing made from LYSAGHT LONGLINE 305® in ZINCALUME® steel.

Fitzgibbon Community Centre

Using weathering steel to reference the site’s former role as a dumping ground, Richard Kirk Architects’ sculptural response for a new community space asserts the importance of place and poetry of raw materials.
QLD
Project  |  Community Buildings
The new Queanbeyan Government Service Centre cladding is made from BlueScope XLERPLATE LITE™ HW350 steel, custom folded using the sheet dimensions.

NSW Government Service Centre

The strikingly contemporary Government Service Centre in Queanbeyan celebrates the past while looking boldly towards the future.
NSW
Project  |  Commercial Office
The roof made from COLORBOND® steel is suspended below the curving roof trusses, which reduced the external wall area by about 900m2 to achieve significant cost savings.

Transend Primary Store

Heffernan Button Voss Architects’ brief was driven by functional requirements but the Transend Primary Store at Bridgewater near Hobart, is anything but mundane.
TAS
Project  |  Factories Warehouses
Charles Sturt University School of Dentistry. The pavilion walls are protected by LYSAGHT SPANDEK® profile cladding made from COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the colour Cortex®.

Charles Sturt University's School of Dentistry

Brewster Hjorth Architects’ design for Charles Sturt University’s School of Dentistry at Wagga Wagga admirably embodies the building’s purpose and location.
NSW
Project  |  Education
The cladding is LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® profile made from COLORBOND® steel in the colours Axis® and Conservatory®, which alternate vertically on the northern face.

Sunbury Aquatic Centre

A textural application of cladding staggered along horizontal wall girts has seen Suters Architects transform a suburban gym into a flamboyant design statement.
VIC
Project  |  Community Buildings
Carey Grammar School, Phil De Young Centre for Performing Arts. This vibrant building, clad in COLORBOND® steel, is designed as a music hall, performance space and reception for the school.

Carey Grammar School, Phil De Young Centre for Performing Arts

Gregory Burgess Architects has designed a vibrant building with twisting planes and the power to simultaneously shock and enchant its audience.
VIC
Project  |  Education
The structural steel bracing is integrated with the upturned hull-like roof, which is clad with LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® profile made from COLORBOND® Ultra Steel in the colour Dune®.

Milson Island Sports & Recreation Centre

An upturned ‘boat’ on a carefree island is the perfect escape for kids on holidays.
NSW
Project  |  Education
Murrumba Downs School

Murrumba Downs Secondary School is a cool school thanks to COLORBOND® Coolmax steel®

As one of the first major COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel projects completed in Australia, Murrumba Downs Secondary School is leading the way in the next generation of "cool schools".
QLD
Project  |  Education
The Ted Smout Memorial Bridge, Australia's longest bridge at 2.7 kilometres, opened in July 2010

Australia's longest bridge - built on steel

The Ted Smout Memorial Bridge, Australia's longest bridge at 2.7 kilometres, opened in July 2010 and supports the rapidly growing transport needs of south east Queensland.
QLD
Project  |  Bridges
The XLERPLATE® steel girders used in the West Gate Freeway off-ramps, Melbourne, successfully met the project’s unique range of engineering, logistical and aesthetic challenges.

Complex engineering geometry for simpler transport

The XLERPLATE® steel girders used in the West Gate Freeway off-ramps, Melbourne, successfully met the project’s unique range of engineering, logistical and aesthetic challenges.
VIC
Project  |  Bridges
200 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel were used to construct the Snake Wall, which stretches 500 metres along Adelaide's Northern Expressway.

Iconic steel with architectural bite

South Australia's Snake Wall, which stretches 500 metres along Adelaide's Northern Expressway, is an excellent example where steel can be used in diverse situations, where aesthetics are a priority.
SA
Project  |  Sound Barriers
More than 65,000 lineal metres of deeply ribbed steel noise wall panels are providing a colourful visual identity for Deer Park Bypass, Western Melbourne.

Vivid steel colors Melbournes newest bypass

More than 65,000 lineal metres of deeply ribbed steel noise wall panels are providing a colourful visual identity for Melbourne’s newest major road corridor.
VIC
Project  |  Sound Barriers
The supply of XLERPLATE® steel for the construction of nine fuel storage tanks at Port Botany in Sydney, "was a critical element of the project"

Using steel for critical petroleum storage

The supply of XLERPLATE® steel for the construction of nine fuel storage tanks at Port Botany in Sydney, "was a critical element of the project" according to Rob Patterson, Operations Manager, Saunders International Limited.
NSW
Project  |  Storage Tanks
The shiplift at Oscorne South Australia is being constructed using XLERPLATE® steel.

Australian steel reinforcing Australia's defence capability

Leading Australian steel fabricator, RPG Australia, completed the fabrication, construction and installation of a shiplift at Techport Australia using 2,800 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel.
WA
Project  |  Shipbuilding
Nearly 400 tonnes of Grade 7-490AL50 modified XLERPLATE® steel has gone into construction of propane vessels, which were designed by WE Smith.

WE Smith supplies pressure vessels for Woodside's Pluto LNG Project

Nearly 400 tonnes of Grade 7-490AL50 modified XLERPLATE® steel has gone into construction of propane vessels, which were designed by WE Smith.
WA
Project  |  Storage Tanks
Macquarie Bank's headquarters at King Street Wharf in Sydney's CBD is a striking showcase for the design capabilities of XLERPLATE® steel.

Gridiron Comes To Sydney

Macquarie Bank's headquarters at King Street Wharf in Sydney's CBD is a striking showcase for the design capabilities of XLERPLATE® steel. The lattice like structure on the Macquarie Bank headquarters in Sydney was made from XLERPLATE® steel which was galvanised to prevent corrosion.
NSW
Project  |  Commercial Office
JV Engineering's flotation tanks at Telfer Mine, Boddington, Western Australia were constructed using XLERPLATE® steel.

Golden Opportunity For Western Australian Mining Equipment Fabricator

Riding the wave of the mining and resources boom, Western Australia's JV Engineering has landed a major contract for the A$1.8 billion Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) Expansion Project.
WA
Project  |  Pressure Vessels
RPG rolled and welded the XLERPLATE® steel to form 27 metre long piles, whilst also cutting and welding platform beams.

Mining Work Strong for JFK Engineering

West Australian company JFK Engineering is fabricating mining equipment for BHP Billiton's Rapid Growth Project 4 in the Pilbara region. The company is fabricating three car dumper hoppers made from 260 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel.
WA
Project  |  Mining Extraction Equipment
Curved light steel purlins made from GALVASPAN® steel create the Velodrome's distinctive shell-shaped roof structure. It is covered by ZINCALUME® zinc/aluminium alloy coated steel rollformed into Lysaght LONGLINE 305 sheeting in specifically tapered lengths of more than 24 metres.

Dunc Grey Velodrome, Sydney

The track cycling venue for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games won a national award for Sustainable Architecture in 2001 for its environmental efficiency.
NSW
Project  |  Community Buildings
The roof cleverly folds in on itself to create multiple facets of light within, and overhangs on the outside where it forms two large awnings that address both the plaza and adjacent historic Huyghue House

Art Gallery of Ballarat Annexe

Layered with historical references, urban connections and a sense of community spirit, this small yet ambitious annexe exemplifies successful civic space.
VIC
Project  |  Community Buildings
The ‘Twistie’ roofline tilts upwards in line with the hill behind the house, allowing southern light to flood the living space.

Bastian Townhouse

Troppo Architects has reinvented an old Adelaide brick home using a lightweight steel solution to add an upstairs ‘townhouse’ which captures spectacular views.
Completed February 2010, SA
Project  |  Housing
Steel plays a starring role at the entry to each SWIS, were a two-storey-high inverted L-shaped canopy is clad in Stramit Longspan® made from COLORBOND® steel that touches the ground

Dandenong High School

Victoria’s largest secondary school campus may look simple at first glance, but highly considered and tested theories of education and learning are embedded within these striking steel buildings.
Completed April 2008, VIC
Project  |  Education
The wall features variously placed Stramit Corrugated panels made from COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the colours Citi®, Conservatory®, Cortex®, Facade® and Skybridge®.

Hinkler Hall of Aviation

Taking cues from the local landscape of pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler’s birthplace, the overlapping cladding of the Hinkler Hall of Aviation subtly references the bi-plane he flew from London to Darwin in 1928.
QLD
Project  |  Factories Warehouses
HASSELL MacKillop Catholic College

MacKillop Catholic College

With large, cantilevered roofs sitting lantern-like atop the weightiness of a concrete block work-base, HASSELL has made a new Northern Territory school a beacon in the landscape that offers as warm welcome to its community.
Completed July 2012, NT
Project  |  Education
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