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The latest goings-on at Woollam.

12th of September, 2019
Today we're standing up and speaking out to support MATES in Construction / R U OK Day's suicide prevention campaign - Fly the Flag Day. We especial...
9th of September, 2019
Dinah Lewis Boucher, The Urban Developer, 6 September 2019 Work will commence on North Kirra’s first retirement village, a $27million 10-...
30th of August, 2019
by Danny Hammon, Woollam Constructions. Would you compare your seniors living facility to the likes of the Hyatt, the Hilton, the Westin or the Mar...
28th of August, 2019
Construction crews move in to build the new multistorey carpark at Redcliffe Hospital Work has finally started on the new multistorey carpark at on...
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27th of August, 2019
Yes, we've done it again! Woollam Townsville team took home the prize for Community Accommodation for Aged Care and Nursing Homes at the North Queensl...
23rd of August, 2019
Rock concerts, internationally acclaimed flower shows, corporate cricket matches and equestrian competitions… Does your village have the space to ho...
23rd of August, 2019
We trotted out the ponies at Whiddon Beaudesert yesterday as part of our Queensland Seniors Week celebrations! "This is what happens when your buil...
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19th of August, 2019
Our weekend winning streak continued for our Mackay team, who took home a prize for the construction of the new Mackay Showgrounds Grandstand and Eque...
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19th of August, 2019
Congratulations to our Central Queensland team who've been busy delivering outstanding community infrastructure over the past 12 months. Over the w...
15th of August, 2019
by Danny Hammon, Woollam Constructions. Baby boomers. They’re driving unprecedented lifestyle expectations in the seniors living market. So, i...
15th of August, 2019
Leighton Smith, The Morning Bulletin 15 August 2019 LADIES and gentlemen, start your sledge hammers. Pleased as punch Deputy Prime Minister Mic...
8th of August, 2019
Thinking unconventionally for the future of Integrated Seniors Housing. by Danny Hammon, Woollam Constructions. The baby boomer influx is upon us, ...
6th of August, 2019
Brisbane builder bucking spate of construction collapses Glen Norris, The Courier-Mail August 2, 2019 There is a lot of negative news in the bu...
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5th of August, 2019
Well done to our Gold Coast team for taking home the top prize for Health Facilities up to $20 million at the Master Builders Queensland Awards for th...
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1st of August, 2019
Shout out to our Ballina team for taking home a win at the Master Builders Association of NSW Awards for the Ballina Shire Council's Ballina Pool Re...
25th of July, 2019
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Woollam Constructions and successful contractor for the construction of the new $31M Rockhampton Art Galle...
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22nd of July, 2019
Well done to our champion Ozcare Toowoomba construction team for taking home our first prize for the 2019 Master Builders Queensland Awards season. ...
19th of July, 2019
This week marks Jason's 10 years of service with Woollam Constructions. Jason has represented the very best of the Woollam spirit. As Site Manager ...
19th of July, 2019
This week marks David's 25 years of service at Woollam Constructions. David is one of our original jack-of-all-trades – beginning and completing ...
15th of July, 2019
Did you catch the spectacular Woollam Constructions River Light Show at Rockhampton River Festival? We're so proud to have joined in on the fun again...
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19th of June, 2019
Congratulations to Mackay local Stephen Homewood who took out the top prize last night at the 14th Annual Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards wit...
17th of May, 2019
We’re more than just a builder. Woollam is proud to be developing the iconic Mackay Spare Parts building. With a 125-year legacy, the landmark site ...
1st of April, 2019
How about a round of applause for our Managing Director, Craig Percival, who reached a momentous 30 years of service with Woollam Constructions over t...
20th of March, 2019
The Woollam Facilities Management team are at ICC Sydney for Total Facilities - a two day conference leading the future of Australia's facilities and...
19th of March, 2019
To kick off our time in the Whiddon Beaudesert community, we got to know our local residents and even introduced them to our pony pals Buzz and Bel....
9th of January, 2019
It's official - after decades of building in the Darling Downs region, we're finally here to stay! You can find Regional Manager Chris Lucas and th...
7th of January, 2019
Not only are we celebrating 135 years in 2019, we're celebrating more than 60 years of love and loyalty since our Mackay office was established. Check...
7th of December, 2018
“A company with links to Central Queensland that date back to 1888 will take the lead during the construction of Gladstone Hospital’s new emergenc...
26th of November, 2018
As one of Australia’s original construction companies, the Woollam team sure knows how to party! We celebrated the beginning of our 135th year in bu...
25th of October, 2018
Our Ballina team got to hear first-hand from Paralympic sit-skier, Sam Tait, during their Safe Work Month site-BBQ! It was fantastic to see the team c...
28th of September, 2018
We're teeing off for the 12th Annual PresCare Queensland Woollam Constructions Charity Golf Classic! Help us ensure that our older Queenslanders do...
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14th of September, 2018
Proud of our 23 Woollam Constructions sites who participated in the MATES in Construction Fly The Flag Day 2018 - Support suicide prevention. And a ...
4th of September, 2018
Proud to have attended the opening of Murwillumbah Hospital Renal unit yesterday. The defect-free addition is designed to meet projections of future d...
30th of August, 2018
Our North Queensland team took home a well-deserved Queensland Master Builders Award on the weekend for Canossa Aged Care at Trebonne. Proud to have d...
23rd of August, 2018
Congratulations to our Mackay team for the big win last weekend, taking home a Master Builders Award for the Mackay Fire Station in the Community Serv...
20th of August, 2018
Great achievement on the weekend for our Central Queensland team, winning Master Builders Awards for Education Facilities up to $10 million (Clinton S...
17th of August, 2018
We kicked off the QLD Seniors Week celebrations early this year, with the Woollam team visiting Anam Cara’s Aged Care Community – Wesley Mission Q...
17th of August, 2018
Woollam took home yet another Master Builders Award on the weekend, with our Ozcare, Hervey Bay facility winning in the Community Accommodation for Ag...
17th of August, 2018
Woollam took home an award for Health Facilities up to $20 million at the Gold Coast Master Builders Awards on the weekend. Well done to our Gold Coas...
4th of August, 2018
Catch our team - Danny and Mark - at the Aged & Community Services Australia National Summit this week. Joined by leading service providers and ...
30th of July, 2018
What an outstanding result at the NSW Northern Regions Master Builders Awards on the weekend, with Woollam named Commercial Builder of the Year! Our a...
25th of July, 2018
MATES IN CONSTRUCTION || Woollam is proud to continue our Industry Partnership with Mates In Construction to reduce the high level of suicide among Au...
24th of July, 2018
The tallies are in and we’re thrilled to announce that $23,320 was raised at the recent Woollam Constructions Golf Charity Classic in Townsville...
1st of July, 2018
Celebrating the successes of an epic mid-year milestone thanks to the support of the Woollam team, our contract partners, clients, consultants and com...
20th of June, 2018
Congratulations to Grant Burt on a career milestone with Woollam in 2018 – 10 years on board! Grant has been a key player on site for many of the sc...
13th of June, 2018
Congratulations to Alex Hall on a decade milestone, 10 years on board! Alex has graciously lived the Woollam way of navigating regional locations ...
24th of May, 2018
What a great accomplishment for our Mackay team who recently completed the brand new Fire Station....
22nd of May, 2018
Well done to our Woollam teams that participated in Wesley Mission’s Do a Trek to Connect and raised over $38K! Craig ended on the top of the leader...
17th of May, 2018
The Infinite Care Toowoomba project is coming along nicely, with fitout works commencing ahead of schedule and connection of the two “doughnut” wi...
16th of May, 2018
Lismore’s new Student Accommodation will make you wish you were a student again!...
15th of May, 2018
We recently had the honour of attending a training session with the Townsville Cyclones Junior Basketball Team. Always proud to show our support for ...
11th of May, 2018
We are celebrating 30 years since the iconic Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame was opened by Queen Elizabeth II. Woollam Constructions completed the ...
10th of May, 2018
The recent Avenue Maroochydore ground-breaking ceremony was a blast, with clients, consultants, aged care and building industry personnel, and future ...
9th of May, 2018
Today we celebrate 35 years of service for Woollam Director George Bogiatzis. George's unwavering commitment to the company and its development over h...
7th of May, 2018
The Yeppoon Lagoon official opening on the weekend was a massive hit! Thousands of people came to celebrate....
11th of April, 2018
We had a lovely time living out the theme for this year's NSW Seniors Festival (let's do more together!) at RSL LifeCare Dungog this morning. Wool...
3rd of April, 2018
Our epic PresCare Townsville site is tracking along right on time despite the recent wet weather up north. Well done Woollam team and Contract Partner...
21st of March, 2018
Thrilled to take part in the official opening of Rockhampton’s most highly anticipated, world-class public infrastructure precinct over the weekend!...
12th of March, 2018
With two major aged care projects on the way in Port Macquarie, we’re keen to be working together with local contract partners to develop lean const...
9th of March, 2018
Thrilled to announce that construction will commence at The Avenue Maroochydore in a matter of days! With such a strong interest from local contract p...
11th of January, 2018
Did you know that Woollam Constructions built the original Mackay Entertainment Centre in 1988, as well as the more recent MECC? From Jimmy Barnes...
7th of December, 2017
Celebrating construction commencement of PresCare’s latest 140-bed residential aged care facility in Townsville. We’re thrilled to be working ...
17th of November, 2017
It was all action at Yepoon this morning with MATES In Construction training, a visit from local councillors, and charity donations. Each week the...
2nd of November, 2017
Woollam is proud to have worked together with The Whiddon Group to deliver the Clarence Valley's latest 112-bed facility, boasting the largest dem...
31st of October, 2017
Deborah Howe, Director Strategic Growth and Development of Livingstone Shire Council, gets real with the Woollam management team at Yeppoon Lagoon...
30th of October, 2017
Thank you to all the local legends who made it to our Contract Partners Evening in Mackay last week. Your commitment to Woollam Constructions and buil...
16th of October, 2017
Catch the expert Woollam Constructions team at LASA National Congress, which this year focuses on staying ahead of the game - being strong, bold and b...
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12th of October, 2017
Thank you MATES in Construction for continuing to support our mates through suicide prevention and awareness. Woollam is proud to be your industry par...
10th of October, 2017
Thank you to the Maranatha Village residents who joined us for morning tea and a grand tour by Site Manager Wade this morning. These lovely locals hav...
9th of October, 2017
How amazing is this?! Our Lara rode 314km from Byron to Brisbane over the weekend with Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation and helped raise over $420,...
3rd of October, 2017
Our superstar team just secured the win for Health Facilities up to $20 million at the Master Builders Queensland Awards! Building Hummingbird House h...
19th of September, 2017
Woollam Constructions has been linked with construction in the Capricorn Region since 1888, when English migrant Thomas Woollam built the Bank of New ...
19th of September, 2017
Thanks Mayor Margaret Strelow and MP Michelle Landry for coming to see the progress of Rockhampton Regional Council's jewel in the crown at the Riverb...
18th of September, 2017
Aged Care Study Tour Blog #4. Today we were privileged to meet a young lady named Mai who owns and operates Dagmarsminde; a facility specifically d...
18th of September, 2017
Woollam MD Craig Percival is passionate about building local, and is leading the fight to get major projects moving in the Mackay region where many lo...
15th of September, 2017
Woollam is proud to have had 20 sites encouraging positive action by taking part in MATES in Construction / R U OK? Day Fly the Flag campaign to suppo...
14th of September, 2017
Aged Care Study Tour Blog #3. The Danes are an impressive bunch. They’re creative and innovative, yet they have an authentic philosophy to still ...
14th of September, 2017
Aged Care Study Tour Blog #2. Our Aged Care Development Manager Danny Hammon shares his visit to the Centre of Assistive Technology in Copenhagen...
12th of September, 2017
Aged Care Study Tour Blog #1. On average, the Swiss, Danish and Swedish are outliving most of the world’s population. It means these countries...
12th of September, 2017
We were up extra early this morning enjoying a powerful business breakfast at Cloudland in support of Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation and Humm...
11th of September, 2017
Struggling through your Monday? Let this story help start your week on a good note...   Luke Painter is a Woollam Facilities Managemen...
5th of September, 2017
Powerful business panel discussing critical leaderships requirements for inclusion, diversity + cultural change. Tuesday 12th September @ Cloudland...
30th of August, 2017
The Robina Medical Centre team held MATES In Construction General Awareness Training on site yesterday. All contract partners were present and downed ...
29th of August, 2017
It’s fantastic to see Woollam teams taking the initiative to set up site BBQs with our contract partners recently. Special mention to the Yeppoon te...
28th of August, 2017
Our Mackay legends have added another two awards to Woollam’s sweep of the season. The team took home Master Builders Awards for Cannonvale State Sc...
25th of August, 2017
We would like to extend a massive thank you to NAWIC - National Association of Women in Construction for hosting a fantastic Executive Leadership Ser...
24th of August, 2017
To mark Seniors Week, we're sending teams (armed with baked goods, of course!) to our local and regional aged care clients to enhance community conn...
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18th of August, 2017
In conjunction with R U OK? Day, our industry partners MATES in Construction are bringing back their Fly The Flag campaign on Thursday 14 September. T...
17th of August, 2017
Cadets Samantha and Monica were thrilled to attend the HIA Women in Industry Awards last week, supporting the achievements of building and constru...
15th of August, 2017
Are you a keen golfer, or willing to give it your best shot? Help raise funds and awareness for social isolation in our aging population through PresC...
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14th of August, 2017
We're covering all bases this award season, taking home prizes at four from four regional ceremonies so far. Congratulations to our North QLD team for...
7th of August, 2017
We've broken ground at Ozcare's latest 150-bed aged care facility in Toowoomba! Following best practice designs from our Hervey Bay build, the new...
4th of August, 2017
Best wishes to The Woolly Wanderers, our super Dunga Derby team, as they tackle their four day journey through the outback. Saddling up and hitting th...
3rd of August, 2017
With award winning Robina Private Hospital standing proud behind them, our GC team is establishing site for another great local healthcare project. Th...
2nd of August, 2017
Our Brisbane and Gold Coast teams aren't the only ones taking away prizes this awards season! Over the weekend our Ballina team were awarded for Balli...
31st of July, 2017
Our fantastic Robina Private Hospital project team have taken out the competition for Health Facilities over $20 million at the Master Builders Queen...
21st of July, 2017
We're SO proud to see Lara, our Executive Officer & Marketing Manager, championing leadership, inclusion and empowerment for women at Woollam. W...
18th of July, 2017
We're proud to be bringing new life to the Mackay Showgrounds precinct with a grandstand relocation and new equestrian centre. We can't wait to be bac...
Community
18th of July, 2017
We're doing it for the kids with Rally for a Cause and the Dunga Derby campaign. Jump on board the fundraising effort and help The Woolly Wanderers to...
Community
17th of July, 2017
Thanks Rockhampton River Festival and Rockhampton Regional Council for a fantastic weekend of festivities and the opportunity to bring the Woollam Con...
11th of July, 2017
Stoked to announce that we're starting works on site at the brand new Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Station in Mackay! The new fire station w...
10th of July, 2017
We had an outstanding night on Friday with our Hummingbird House team receiving Master Builders Queensland Award for Health Facilities up to $20 milli...
7th of July, 2017
How lucky are we that Estimating Manager Emma Hill still loves coming to work a decade after first walking through the Woollam doors!? She's secured...
Community
6th of July, 2017
Our cadets enjoyed such a treat yesterday, kicking back and relaxing with PresCare Alexandra Gardens residents along the Fitzroy River. Not only did t...
27th of June, 2017
Hey Rockhampton folk - brace yourself for this! Woollam Constructions is excited to sponsor the major fireworks display at the Rockhampton River F...
16th of June, 2017
Thanks to Ballina Shire Council, Ballina and Alstonville locals will be splashing around in brand new 50m competition pools, 25m lap pools, kids’ we...
Community
12th of June, 2017
We’re so proud to support the work of our everyday heroes! Site Maintenance Manager Jason Sinclair wants to make a difference, which is why he’s u...
9th of June, 2017
On this day 20 years ago, a bright and youthful Peter Lando began his career with Woollam as a Carpenter in Mackay. It wasn’t long until his tale...
Community
6th of June, 2017
We had an absolute ball at the Hummingbird House Taking Flight Gala on the weekend! Always an honour to support Hummingbird House - Queensland's o...
6th of June, 2017
Find out what our Aged Care Development Manager Danny Hammon has discovered we can learn from other industries in the hunt for greater efficiency... ...
5th of June, 2017
With an influx of Gold Coast projects, we’re thrilled to announce we’ve now officially moved in to Queensland’s tourist hub. Find the team, incl...
30th of May, 2017
We are so pleased to announce that Woollam Constructions is now Queensland and New South Wales partners of MATES in Construction – the not-for-profi...
29th of May, 2017
Among the list of 150-bed aged care homes and state-of-the-art private hospitals, sits this darling – the Hopeland Hall relocation for Lutheran Comm...
26th of May, 2017
At Woollam, we are always proud to see the amazing and diverse ways in which our people give back to our local communities. Tim Hill, a Rockhampton ba...
16th of May, 2017
Our Managing Director Craig Percival joined by Deputy Premier Jackie Trad at this morning's sod turning for the $18M Yeppoon Lagoon. We’re SO happy ...
15th of May, 2017
Last week we proudly launched the Woollam Constructions Innovation Award - an invitation and a challenge to our staff to consider "If you think someth...
12th of May, 2017
Congratulations to Woollam Constructions' Facilities Management Business Manager, Mark Burcher, who was invited to speak on an expert panel at the F...
8th of May, 2017
We indulged in a fantastic morning tea at Christadelphian Aged Care's Marantha Village on Friday. Our site team joined local residents living adja...
4th of May, 2017
Managing Director Craig Percival delivered a stellar speech last night at the Lean Construction Institute Australasia seminar: Lean Construction and ...
3rd of May, 2017
Woollam is proud to sponsor our local Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association junior wheelchair basketball team, the Townsville Cyclone Chasers. ...
28th of April, 2017
Woollam Constructions is thrilled to announce our recently appointed role as Principal Contractor for expansion works at Lingard Private Hospital. Fol...
23rd of March, 2017
Apologies for the old news... last year Karratha Airport was awarded the Innovation and Excellence Award at the Australian Airports Association Indust...