Wiley Takes Home Three Awards At AIB Queensland Awards

Last week the Wiley team were very proud to be presented with three awards at the AIB Queensland Awards evening.

The prestigious awards recognise professional excellence in building and is the only Australian awards program that recognises the professional excellence of individuals within the building and construction process, focusing on how the project was built. They provide the opportunity to showcase and reinforce the role of the building professional in managing the construction process and provides a forum to acknowledge industry leadership and management teams that deliver their projects with the highest levels of quality and expertise.

Up against tough competition, Wiley was presented with;

  • Highly Commended | JBS Australia Northern Operations Head Office | $1m to $25m commercial buildings
  • Highly Commended | Saint Stephens College Music Centre | $1m to $25m commercial buildings
  • Professional Excellence | Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange |Infrastructure

JBS Australia’s Group Engineer Neil Brereton, was present on the evening to accept the award with Wiley Project Director Graham Harvey. The new administration design supports the company’s collaborative culture for 200 workers. The facility solution provides JBS with the capacity to cater for up to 200 staff or visitors, in their internal and external dining spaces.

He said, “The award is evident of the planning and hard work both parties put into this project.”

“We spent a number of years planning and perfecting the Northern Operation Head Office to reflect our culture at JBS.

“We are very proud to be a part of the award and that our strategy and vision for JBS in the future was acknowledged by industry leaders as being one of the best.”

NRLX’s improved livestock exchange eliminates and minimises safety risks, optimises animal welfare and positioned NRLX to take advantage of future technology. The installation of the soft floor to the selling pens represented best practice animal and worker welfare, and has positioned the facility as the selling centre of choice for local and regional livestock producers.

Saint Stephens College new state-of-the-art two storey music centre supports the development of future gifted musicians at the College. The two storey acoustically-rated facility boasts 1600m² gross floor area and will be fitted with high-end AV equipment. The ground floor contains instrument studio rooms and a 200+ tiered seating area for the main performance stage. The first floor contains Practice Studio’s, General Learning Areas and a Music Practice Hall.

Wiley Executive Chairman, Tom Wiley said, “Congratulations to all the award winners at the QLD Australian Institute of Building Awards. I am very proud of the Wiley team, our consultants, our suppliers and subcontractors. Each of these projects is a massive team effort by hundreds of people from every part of the construction industry. These three awards are testament to every individual’s diligent hard-work as a member of the team led by our project leads Graham Harvey, Logan Ashmole and Zane Bennett.