Greenbank Training Area is a 4500ha live training facility the 600m Rifle Range has state of the art targetry systems and is a part of the Australian federal governments Enhanced Land Force STAGE 2 Facilities Project worth $1.4 billion nationally and around $100m at the Greenbank Training Area. Digwright Civil worked closely with St Hilliers Properties to deliver a world class 600m Rifle Range for the Department of Defence. UXOs (Un Exploded Ordinates) and existing asbestos structures along with strict environment procedures were just some of the challenges of this project. Digwright were able to have achieved timely completion of the bulk earthworks to allow STH to start building structures well ahead programme. Strong client relationships have resulted in award of subsequent stages at Wide Bay Training Area.


Digwright Civil was appointed as the civil contractor for the MTR-A and associated works at GBTA. At the completion of the project Digwright had delivered:

  • 10 ha clearing and grubbing
  • 200000m3 of cut to fill bulk earthworks
  • 55000m3 of imported fill to embankments
  • 4 barrel & 3 barrel culvert structures 1800mm
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • 18000m2 of Pavements (RQR)
  • 7500m2 of Pavements (MTR-A)
  • Bio Basins
  • 2x Clay Bullet Catcher Embankments

Fast Facts

Location: Greenbank, Queensland
Client: St Hilliers / Department of Defence
Commencement Date: November 2013
Completion Date: August 2014
Contract Value: $4.5 million