Portfolio of Projects

PSA Project discuss openly with their clients to determine the key success criteria and value criteria for their stakeholders. PSA, with their proven methodologies and systems, have always successfully delivered their clients and partners best value projects over many years.

Find out about how PSA and the following groups benefits from PSA's leading methods for true project success.

Commercial

Community

IT / Education 

Health / Housing

Mining / Energy

International Community


Commercial

MCG Northern Stand Redevelopment, Melbourne Cricket Club

The MCG Northern Stand was redeveloped offering world class sports view facilities to match the Great Southern Stand (which PSA Project also offered project management services). The redevelopment meant approximately 60% of the ground's seating were state of the art, including provision of a new members stand and additional top quality public areas. This increased total seating capacity to nearing 100,000. The arena surface was also reconstructed in preparation for the Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies. Top

Melbourne Park Redevelopment, Development Victoria

Melbourne Park is currently going through its second major stage of redevelopment that includes the addition of a new multi-story administration building, upgrade to Rod Laver Arena and construction of a link bridge from the precinct over Batman Avenue. PSA Project has provided Major Projects Victoria with Program Management services in feasibility planning, programming, staging and contractors programme evaluation that maintains the year round operational requirements of the facilities including the Australia Open. Top

T4 & Multi-Level Structure,  Melbourne Airport

Providing Melbourne Airport with specialist Program Management services on one of their most complicated works programmes. Master planning was undertaken along with detailed feasibility analysis & testing of the sequencing and durations. Risk management was key to identifying the necessary enabling works, to ensure delays did not impact critical operations and overall project outcomes could be achieved. The scope of services also included tenderers programme & ongoing monitoring, evaluation and reporting.Top

101 Collins Street, Grocon

PSA project were engaged by Grocon to provide programming services on this high-end office building. PSA worked to develop the tender programme and, finalise an agreed master programme. During construction PSA worked closely with the Project team, site team and foreman undertaking regular weekly & monthly monitoring & reporting. A key element in the success of the project was the preparation of specific target and short term programmes. This process resulted in the project being delivered 3 months ahead of programme. Top

150 Collins Street-Westpac House, APN Property Group

Working closely with the developer, APN Property Group PSA provided independent monitoring & assessment of the construction progress by the contractor against agreed deliverables part way through construction to completion of the staged handover to meet the major tenant requirements identifying critical activities that are delaying the works along with mitigation strategies. PSA also established reporting templates and discipline of weekly reporting to stakeholders to an agreed format.Top

313 Spencer Street, Victoria Police Head Quarters Relocation

PSA were engaged by the Victoria police in support of their move into the new headquarters at 313 Spencer Street. PSA implemented their detailed and careful planning systems and processes to assist the multi-staged relocation process from various existing facilities, including co-ordination of many internal subprojects & activities with external contractors required for commissioning, testing to support seamless transition of operations into the new facility. PSA provided independent monitoring of progress with regular reporting into the internal governance system that had been established. Top

JP Morgan, Macquarie Group, Grocon

PSA Project were engaged by Grocon to provide master programming services for the multi-storey Macquarie tower building located in Sydney. PSA developed the master programme for Grocon that incorporated design, procurement, construction, fitout and commissioning activities. During construction PSA worked closely with the Grocon Project Manager and site team, interfacing with contractors, undertaking regular weekly monitoring & reporting of design, procurement and construction activities and attendance & reporting at meetings resulting in successful delivery.Top

ANZ Headquarters, Grocon

PSA Project were engaged by Grocon to provide master programming services for this unique 37 level building located at 100 Queen St Melbourne. PSA developed the master programme for Grocon that incorporated design, procurement, construction, fitout and commissioning activities. During construction PSA worked closely with the Grocon Project Manager and site team, interfacing with contractors, undertaking regular weekly monitoring & reporting of design, procurement and construction activities and attendance & reporting at meetings resulting in the successful delivery of the project.Top

State Government Headquarters, Rialto, Grocon & Equiset

PSA project have had significant involvement with the Rialto with PSA’s Paul Steinfort originally involved in the construction management of Melbourne’s largest multi-storey building More recently PSA Project has been engaged by Equiset to provide programming services on the reconstruction of the forecourt which included construction of 2 new office buildings with links to the existing tower, refurbishment of the foyer and new glazed roof. PSA developed a master programme that was used for the agreement to Lease and provided support in the review and selection of contractor. Top

Australia Post National Headquarters, Australia Post

PSA Project provided critical Project Management support to Australia Post in their move to 321 Exhibition St, Melbourne. The engagement commenced early with the investigation of alternative accommodation, search of options and recommendation to relocate staff from 6 different locations into the new multi-storey building, 20,000sqm at 321 Exhibition St. PSA Project undertook management of the project including the fitout design, tender & award, construction, commissioning and relocation of staff. This was a mission critical project that PSA delivered successfully meeting the client requirements. Top

Australia Post Victoria Headquarters, Australia Post

PSA Project were engaged by Australia Post to Project Manage the fitout design, tender & award, construction, commissioning and relocation of staff into the new Victorian Headquarters located at 90 Collins St in Melbourne. PSA Project’s ability to plan, interpret the client requirements and achieve the required time frames through their proven monitoring and reporting methods resulted in the successful delivery. Top

Shell Australia Headquarters, Grocon

Grocon with the Shell Corporation engaged PSA Project to provide master programming services for the multi-storey Shell Headquarters building located at 1 Spring St Melbourne. PSA worked with the Building Contractor, Grocon to develop a master programme that incorporated design, procurement, construction, fitout and commissioning activities. During the construction activities, PSA pro-actively worked with the Grocon Project Manager and site team, interfacing with contractors, undertaking regular weekly monitoring & reporting against the agreed programme to successful delivery of the project.Top

Telstra Australia Headquarters, Grocon

PSA Project were engaged by Grocon to provide master programming services for the 40 level Telstra Headquarters building located at 242 Exhibition St Melbourne. PSA developed the master programme for Grocon that incorporated design, procurement, construction, fitout and commissioning activities. During construction PSA worked closely with the Grocon Project Manager and site team, interfacing with contractors, undertaking regular weekly monitoring & reporting of design, procurement and construction activities and attendance & reporting at meetings resulting in the successful delivery of the project. Top

Federal Government Headquarters Victoria, Casselden Place, Australia Construction Services

PSA Project was engaged by Australia Construction Services (ACS) who were acting as the Superintendent on this multi-storey building at 2 Lonsdale St to provide special program management support. This included providing specialist advice in the establishment of the builder’s contract, development of the master programme incorporating design, procurement, construction, fitout and commissioning activities. During construction PSA worked closely with ACS providing practical advice and attending key program control meetings.Top

AAMI Park, Grocon 

Providing the contractor with Program Management services, including master programming and planning, controlling & reporting, including detailed contract documentation planning and the ongoing monitoring & evaluating of progress. Working closely with State Government (MPV) to provide monthly progress reports to an agreed format. This also included the detailed planning of over-sized deliveries for the roof members, this required road authorities co-ordination to a scale in which had never been completed before.Top

Crown Casino, Grocon

Working with the contractor Grocon, master programming was undertaken on one of Melbourne’s most recognisable buildings on the south bank of the Yarra River. The project was challenged with master planning consideration of the King St Bridge Wall and structure over the critical city thoroughfare road cutting through the site. Feasibility testing and analysis was required along with staging of construction sequencing, critical access paths, cranage, laydown space and general site logistics. Full project planning, programming, co-ordination, monitoring & evaluation for construction was undertaken. Top


Community

Supply & Logistics Division, Victoria Police

PSA has worked with Victoria Police managers and officers integrating simple and effective PM methods to provide greater value to their procurement group. PSA’s mentoring of key staff has enabled knowledge and experience to be transferred for best practice to meet the environments needs. Fundamental processes have included, establishing an operating governance arrangement, accurate and realistic planning, establishment of monitoring systems, reporting and communication of progress that incorporate key issues & risks.Top

Loddon Prison Medical Unit, Department of Justice

PSA were engaged by the State to solve the challenge of undertaking a complete re-build of the medical facility within the operating prison facility, without disrupting their critical services. During the initial stages of design, PSA worked closely with the design team, and key stakeholders to plan for a staged construction sequence. PSA were able to test the different methods of delivery before resolving what would provide the state with least delivery risk and work best for this environment. The agreed plan informed the design and the material selection process and importantly provided a framework that the operators can manage and subsequently the builders could work within.Top

Intermediate Secure Facility, Department of Justice

PSA are supporting the State on the delivery of a new facility with independent monitoring and reporting of project progress. This project is challenged by a strict deadline, high quality and security requirements as well as the resource constraints resulting from the regional location. With over 30 years of undertaking this specialist role PSA provide clear and focused advice on the critically important matters that need to be addressed to meet the key project outcomes.Top

Victorian Bushfire Recovery Program, Victorian State Government & Murrindindi Shire Council

Working within the Authority (and later directly with Council), providing services 8months after the event developing master programme for the overall reconstruction program and then establishing project business cases with stakeholders and government agencies to seek funding approval. Program Management (10 projects) from initial consultation through to commissioning & handover. Projects include Marysville Community Centre, Kinglake Recreation Reserve & Tennis Pavilion, Strath Creek Hall & Pioneer Reserve upgrade.Top

Casey Aquatic Recreation Centre (ARC & RACE), City of Casey

Working with the Casey Council to deliver the 2 state of the art swimming and leisure centres (ARC & RACE), incorporating Olympic standard main pool, program pool, sauna, spa as well as specialty leisure & aquatic play, together with child minding facilities, gymnasium/fitness centre and associated support areas. Role and responsibilities included the brief development, consultant selection and design documentation process to ensure the developed facilities met the sports, community and revenue generation objectives of the council. Top

Glen Eira Sports & Aquatic Centre,  Glen Eira City Council

Providing the Director of Infrastructure, with specialist Program Management services early in the project development phase, this included initial master planning with analysis of options for final business case approval. Following commitment of funds, the Master Programme was developed and implemented. Tendering support was provided for evaluating the best value design team and contractor. During the construction phase monitoring & evaluation was provided to advise Council on progress and key issues.Top

Duncan Mackinnon Pavillion,  Glen Eira City Council

PSA have been working closely with the Major Projects Team and the contractor onsite in providing independent monitoring and evaluation of the construction progress. Regular assessments were undertaken against an agreed baseline programme using PSA’s proven traffic light reporting of critical path items. This enabled the contractor to focus on the important items ahead of time before they affected the Councils agreed outcomes, resulting in less risk and improvements in the contractors timely performance. Top

Chapel Off Chapel,  City of Stonnington

PSA were engaged to provide full Project Management Services on this challenging refurbishment and improvement program of works. Working within an operating environment and a short-term shut down period, PSA engaged with the Council operators to develop the design and an agreed method for delivery. The co-ordination of the site works by the builders required an effective & efficient construction programme to meet the must finish deadline.Top

Palais Theatre, Development Victoria

PSA were engaged during the early design stages to assess the feasibility and model different options to recommend the best fit for the key stakeholder groups. Options ranged from shutting the facility down to working through what could be feasibly completed factoring in differing stakeholder priorities, safe work methods, lead times, construction and external dependencies. PSA’s proven methods for onsite monitoring and reporting enabled critical issues to be identified ahead of time and assessment of risks and impacts on an ongoing-basis to support stakeholder communications.Top

Flinders Street Station, Development Victoria

The Flinders Street Station dome and heritage listed façade is being restored and repaired in one of its biggest upgrades completed since it was built. With one of the highest volumes of pedestrian traffic passing under/ through the works, it was important detailed planning was undertaken with the key stakeholders before going to market for builders. PSA modelled and tested the different delivery methods for planned footpath closures/ impacts on pedestrian flow/ scaffold installation. The agreed plan was used as a baseline delivery method going to market and enabled the tenderers to be greatly informed of the accepted methods.Top


IT/Education

 

Swanston Academic Building (SAB), RMIT University

PSA Project has provided strategic planning, feasibility master programming, design programming and input into the risk management assessment as RMIT planned for the construction of a new 13 story academic teaching building on Swanston St. PSA assisted with the planning, contract and assessment of the tenders programmes leading up to the appointment of the successful head contractor. PSA provided advice in finalisation of the contract programme and provision of detailed monitoring, evaluation and reporting of works on and off site along with general risk analysis and advice.Top

New Academic Street (NAS), RMIT University

RMIT is currently undertaking a major upgrade and expansion of Buildings 8, 10, 12, 14 and 28 along Swanston St in the centre of Melbourne to meet the growing requirement and demands of the University whilst requiring to maintain student teaching spaces and circulation during construction. PSA Project is providing RMIT University with feasibility planning, staging, programming, co-ordination, contractors programme evaluation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting for construction of this project. Top

Melbourne University School of Engineering 2025 Strategy, University of Melbourne

PSA supported the School of Engineering with the development of their 5 year program of capital works incorporating a series of relocations to enable the expansion of the Carlton precinct. The program consists of various sub-projects that requires careful consideration of each other and the knock-on effect to ensure that the overall program outcomes are achieved. PSA have worked closely with the University to identify key deliverables, their timing and the dependencies and reflected this in the master program for monitoring, reporting and auctioning.Top

University Square - University of Melbourne, Equiset

The program of works involved program feasibility planning, staging, programming, co-ordination, monitoring & evaluation for construction of a 3 level underground Carpark & associated road/civil works, two 6 level teaching facilities and a 13 level law faculty (Building C) which was constructed over an existing substation that had to be kept fully operational during construction. Top

Mails & Parcel Network Equipment Delivery Program, Australia Post

PSA Project Supported Australia Post in the delivery and rollout across a series of major programs including the Letters Network Restructure, Parcels Network Restructure, Boarder Agency Programme and Future Delivery Design Program. This included the provision of project planning, programming, co-ordination, monitoring & evaluation for the program of works which included new and refurbishment of existing facilities, new mail sorting equipment, IT systems and associated change processes.Top

Program Management Office, Australia Post

PSA Project supported the Australia Post Mails & Network Division in the establishment of Program Management Office that included supporting Program Management documentation and processes. This included reviewing and establishment of standard methodologies, governance processes and template (incl. gating, risks/issue/change management), development of summary schedules and resources plans and in addition providing mentoring and consultation to project managers. Top


Health / Housing

35 Albert Rd Apartments, Equiset

PSA is showing the way with their continued successful Program Management methods and techniques with the completion of this uniquely shaped apartment building in Albert Rd, Melbourne. The Emerald Apartments consisted of 3 basements, 3 levels of car parking from ground level and apartments from L3 to L18 with a roof top garden. PSA provided Equiset with practical strategic and detailed design and construction planning advice supported by their proved monitoring & evaluation methodology to enable the successful delivery on time within a very aggressive programme.Top

Phoenix Apartments - 82 Flinders St, Equiset

PSA Project worked closely with the contractor Equiset on this unique 29 storey development, the first high rise of its kind in Melbourne measuring 24.3m x 6.7m wide, making it one of the skinniest buildings on Melbourne's skyline. PSA provided expert project feasibility and program management services and proposed construction methods during the planning phase through master planning. PSA’s proven methodology of regular monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the construction progress enabled focused onsite and off-site to achieve and successful project objective delivery. Top

Geelong & Warrnambool Hospital, St John of God Health Care 

PSA provided full Project Management responsibility for two major redevelopments in Geelong and Warrnambool over a 7 year period. PSA engaged successfully with the operators to understand their key functional requirements up-front and ensured that these were incorporated into the project outcomes and continually monitored during design and construction. PSA utilised a form of novation contract successfully that reduced program duration and decreased project risk for more certainty of outcomes to the stakeholders. Top

Royal Children's Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital

PSA worked closely with the Principal in reviewing the options during the initial feasibility stage of its latest redevelopment program. Master Planning included engagement to establish key criteria and development of workable project plans. As part of the master planning, PSA completed risk analysis to determine the best value staging and sequencing required to deliver the agreed project outcomes as well as relocation requirements of the occupied areas. Top 

Rathdowne Place Aged Care Facility, Equiset & Australian Unity 

PSA Project worked with the contractor Equiset in providing expert program management services on the Carlton Wellbeing aged Care facility. In construction of the 6 level aged care facility including gym, pool and adjacent parkland area PSA Project provided feasibility planning, programming, co-ordination, monitoring & evaluation for a 6 level aged care facility. In addition support was also provided to the client in planning and preparation of operations of the new facility.Top

Holmesglen Hospital, Healthscope

Healthscope completed the new 150 bed Holmesglen Private Hospital on South Road, Moorabbin. PSA Project used its proven Program Management methods to undertake regular independent monitoring and reporting of the project deliverables against the contractor’s construction and commissioning programmes to achieve the tight timeframe on this critical project. In addition, PSA developed the overall master relocation programme which includes internal planning, preparation & relocation of operational activities leading to the Hospital’s opening.Top

Victoria Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Design Inc.

PSA Project were engaged by the Architect, Design Inc, to provide design programming services on the new multi-storey Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre facility. The complex research centre required a high degree of flexibility to enable future technologies to be integrated, while maintaining high level of quality for bio-medical standards. These requirements demanded a highly co-ordinated programme that included the design activities across all the disciplines and critical stakeholder engagement.Top

Royal Melbourne Hospital

As part of the Hospital's master plan PSA Project was engaged for the construction of a major 1,000 space underground carpark beneath the existing University High School oval adjacent to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with provision of additional ancillary school facilities. PSA Project fulfilled the role as superintendent for the project assisting with the selection of the design and construct contractor, monitor and report against all programs and design information, liaise with the key stakeholders and maintain budget control in the successful delivery of the project.Top


Mining / Energy

Rio Tinto Dolphin Replacement & RoyHill, Toyota Tsusho

PSA are supporting Toyota Tsusho (Australia) Pty. Ltd. with their expansion into the supply & fabrication of modularised structural steel in the mining and energy sectors through Program Management. PSA’s methodology is enabling Toyota Tsusho (Australia) Pty Ltd. to focus on integrating the organisations vision and strategy into project outcomes and deliverables. Regular monitoring & evaluation of progress, coupled with establishing governance procedures, supports the communication of vastly remote stakeholder group. Our methodology accurately models how the project will be implemented with due consideration of risks and resources.Top

Oz Minerals

PSA provided support to Oz Minerals in the refinement and development of Program Management office templates to support the standardisation of process across all their mines. This also incorporated the development and delivery of a training package associated with the rollout of the processes along with training in the use of Microsoft Project.Top

South Melbourne Substation, Powercor

PSA supported the project team, with development of the project brief for the selection of the Design consultants. PSA engaged with the stakeholders to establish an agreed set of criteria to support the evaluation and selection process for the best valued consultant group. PSA successfully provided the in-house team with support and mentoring through the design phase and during the tendering process for the construction contractor. Top

Station Pier Redevelopment, Department of Infrastructure

The Station Pier redevelopment saw a major upgrade to the capabilities of the pier and enabled it to service the daily Tasmania ferry as well as increase in cruise ships from the early 2000’s. PSA Provided Program Management services to the Department of Infrastructure including design management and development of tender documentation for the station pier gatehouse redevelopment, as well as contract administration during the construction phase.Top

Shell Mainframe Computer Relocation, Shell Corporation

PSA Project supported Shell in the detailed planning and preparation for the relocation of their main frame computers. The relocation was undertaken over a weekend with the level of detailed required in the planning and execution required to be down to a level of 5 to 15 minute blocks. PSA Projects programme planning expertise with consideration of the associated risk and mitigation strategies were crucial in delivery of the works. Top


International Community & Health

Under Graduate & Masters Project Management, RMIT University

PSA’s Founder, Dr Paul Steinfort, has collaborated with RMIT University to develop the first year of Post Disaster Program Management Master’s course. Participants learned key aspects of the Program to Project Management Framework methodology (ProFrame), covering rapid project environment assessment, stakeholder engagement, program planning, monitoring and evaluation as well as real life in service learning engaging first-hand with those affected and working within the post disaster environments. Top

International Post-Disaster Workshops

PSA’s Founder, Dr Paul Steinfort, has been delivering post-disaster project manangement and community workshops to disaster affected countries such as Australia (1977), Banda Aceh (2004), Japan (2010), New Zealand (2010), Pakistan (2011), the Philippines (2014). The course tried to respond to the affected communities need to be better prepared to effectively deliver the required aid-relief and rebuilding projects in post-disaster situations. The course covered all of the essential elements of community and post-disaster program management: rapid assessment, effective stakeholder engagement, project planning and preparing for project transition.Top

Local Community Workshops

PSA has worked closely with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Brotherhood of St. Laurence and Spectrum Migrant Services to conduct two Community Program Management workshops for community and non-profit organisations in Melbourne, including over 50 community leaders. The Project Management training to migrant community leaders was part of the Victorian State Government Initiative, Refugee Action Program (RAP). The training provided participants with the opportunity to receive new skills that are effective, proven and easily applied into their communities for all types of projects.Top

MS Project Training

PSA Project have provided training in Microsoft Project bringing practical day to day process, knowledge and experience. Training has included lecturing at RMIT in the Masters of Project Management on the techniques of using Microsoft Project practically including programming logic, critical path and resourcing. Training has also been completed to many organisations including Shell, Oz minerals, Comalco, Mobil Oil, Krupp Engineering, Royal Australian Air Force, SEC - Loy Yang, Glaxo, Powercor and Permasteel ISA to name a few. Top