Serco Group plc (‘Serco’ or ‘the Group’), the international service company, is pleased to announce it has signed the contract and completed financial agreements to operate the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) in New South Wales, Australia.
The development of Australia’s new ASRV Icebreaker has reached a significant milestone with the initial steel cutting starting in Galati, Romania on 31 May. The Icebreaker is a $1.91 billion investment by the Australian Government. Serco Australia is project managing the overall ship design and building process, and will then operate and maintain the icebreaker from its home port of Hobart.
Serco Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), in support of reservists across all of its Australian operations.
Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, Head Reserve and Youth Division, said the purpose of the MOU was to formalise the relationship between Serco and the ADF, and to further develop a mutual understanding and agree on terms for the employment of personnel who are members of both organisations.
Prisoners from Serco’s Wandoo Reintegration Facility have joined forces with the Master Painters & Decorators Australia (MP&DA) and not-for-profit organisation Dismantle to develop a new community facility in Fremantle.
Serco Australia has welcomed the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services’ report into Wandoo Reintegration Facility that has found Wandoo’s offender management model is the best in the state, and should be used as a benchmark for other state facilities.
The Serco-run Royal Park and Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne have each been honoured with a prestigious Green Flag Award.
Green Flag Awards recognise the world’s best parks or green spaces displaying exemplary horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability, and community involvement. Only six parks in Australia received the award.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, has been named Preferred Bidder to operate the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) in New South Wales, Australia.
Serco is part of the NorthernPathways consortium which will design, build and operate NGCC in a Public Private Partnership for the NSW Government. When completed, NGCC will be the largest correctional facility in Australia.
Serco Australia has welcomed a report by the independent Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services (OICS) which has found Serco provided a “high quality service” in the delivery of Court Security and Custodial Services (CSCS) in Western Australia.
Serco has been awarded a new contract by the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological satellites (EUMETSAT) to continue managing operations for the Meteosat series of geostationary meteorological satellites.
Prisoners from Southern Queensland Correctional Centre are displaying their work at the Lockyer Valley Art Gallery in Queensland this week as part of the Prison’s restorative and education program.
Good progress in 2016; strategy delivery on track.
Serco has established an alliance of global leaders in health services delivery to create a world class deployable healthcare solution for the Australian Defence Force.
Serco staff and management have been congratulated by the Western Australian Inspector of Custodial Services for their work at Acacia Prison in an independent report released today.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that, further to selection as preferred tenderer on 29 October 2015, its wholly-owned subsidiary DMS Maritime Pty Ltd (DMS Maritime) has now signed the contract for the Design, Build, Operation and Maintenance (DBOM) of the new icebreaker Research and Supply Vessel (RSV) for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) of the Department of the Environment.
Serco Asia Pacific has welcomed the extension of two corrections contracts with the Queensland and Western Australian governments. The extensions come on the back of independent reports in the two states which have strongly endorsed the efficiency and effectiveness of private sector management in the prison system.
Community groups in the Perth Hills region have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $2000 thanks to Serco’s team at Acacia Prison.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, has extended its contract with the Western Australian Government to operate Acacia Prison for a further five years, to May 2021. The total value of the contract extension, signed today, is expected to be £166m (A$324m) over the five year period.
Serco’s Fiona Stanley Hospital team has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ by Perth disability employment service provider BIZLINK. The BIZLINK employer of the year is awarded to an organisation that has demonstrated outstanding support of inclusive employment for people with a disability.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary DMS Maritime Pty Ltd (DMS Maritime), has been selected as preferred tenderer for the Design, Build, Operation and Maintenance (DBOM) of a new research and supply icebreaker vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) of the Department of the Environment. Formal contract negotiations have recently commenced and are expected to conclude in early 2016.
Acacia Prison is having one of Australia’s biggest “Roo Tail” cook-ups to celebrate NAIDOC week with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners.