Originally built in 2001, Acacia Prison is Western Australia’s only privately-managed prison. As part of the Government’s $655 million scheme to deliver an additional 2,500 beds to WA prior to 2015, Acacia Prison Expansion is to deliver an additional 387 beds to the existing prison.
The expansion was procured through a design and construct contract with the successful tenderer. In addition to the construction of two new prisoner accommodation buildings, the scope of works for the project includes:
Department of Treasury – Strategic Projects appointed NS Projects as external project manager and contract administrator for the project. NS Projects has been an integral part of the Acacia Prison Expansion Project team, from developing the business case, project development plan, request for proposal and request for tender, respondent negotiations, design and construct contract execution and construction.