PACT Construction Delivers an Innovative, Ambitious Aged Care Construction Project in Rossmoyne

Pact Construction Delivers An Innovative


PACT Construction has completed work on the Australis Apartments, Rossmoyne’s stunning and ambitious aged care development, and residents are settling in comfortably.

With 86 modern apartments, incredible views, and a long list of impressive amenities, Australis shows what’s possible for aged care construction in Perth.

Let’s look at some details that make Australis so special for residents, PACT, and our project partners.

Revamping an outdated facility

Australis was developed for Adventist Care, restoring the original 76-residence village built in 1963.

The project is a significant upgrade that offers 86 spacious two and three-bedroom apartments, plus resort-style communal features like:

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Spa and sauna
  • On-site café
  • Lawn bowling green
  • Boardwalks
  • Mini golf course and
  • Spacious recreation rooms

Australis is a great example of how Perth’s aged care construction industry is evolving. Every decision prioritises resident wellbeing and reimagines the possibilities of community-style retirement living.

Impressive from every angle

Adventist Care and Hames Sharley Architects had an ambitious vision to create a vibrant community for retirees who want to maximise their lifestyle. PACT was proud to win the trust of both companies through a competitive tender process.

Like every project we undertake, it was a combination of three things that enabled PACT to complete the project on schedule while realising significant cost savings.

1. Collaboration

“The success of the multi-award-winning Australis was founded on our fantastic working relationship with PACT Construction,” said Gary Blagden, Adventist Care CEO.

2. Experience

“The building displays first-class workmanship and construction excellence, reflecting the high standards for which PACT has become renowned,” said Gary.

3. Commitment

Gary again: “Throughout the project, PACT displayed a resolute stance enforced by an attitude to collaborate and overcome the challenges imposed on them during a highly complex build.”

PACT is committed not only to delivering exceptional results, but also to challenging the status quo and building potential.

A bold look

The main building’s curved forms were particularly challenging. We worked closely with the surveyors to plot the slabs precisely, using that data to create pre-formed construction structures off-site.

As an experienced aged care construction company, we know projects this complex aren’t without their challenges. But we think Australis demonstrates that the results are worth it.

Attention to every detail

The façade exhibits an impressive array of finishes, including locally sourced materials and innovative aged care construction solutions:

  • Donnybrook sandstone features
  • Energy-efficient glass panelling
  • Mechanical weatherproof louvres on balconies
  • Rail-mounted perforated aluminium screens
  • Specially cast curved balconies

From the easily navigable layout to details like 13.52mm Whisper Laminated Glass, each element was thoughtfully designed and built to make residents comfortable.

Inside the two and three-bedroom apartments, the attention to detail shows up in stone benchtops, timber flooring, bespoke cabinetry and high-quality finishes.

Digging deeper

Overhauling a 56-year-old facility often presents a few surprises. In this case, the six-metre-deep sewer connection needed to be redesigned based on feedback from Water Corporation.

Our team created a new methodology to run the sewer line and completed extensive works involving road closures, micro-tunnelling under a main road and careful planning to minimise disruption for the site and surrounding residents.

Respecting residents, locals, and the land

As a community, Rossmoyne Waters focuses on recreation, respect and security. First and foremost, for the residents living and socialising in the facility. But we can’t forget the surrounding wetlands or the local community.

PACT undertook this extensive aged care building project within a live site. Thankfully, our experience – in aged care construction and ambitious Perth developments spanning the spectrum – meant we were up to the task.

At every stage, we maintained close working relationships with Adventist Care and Hames Sharley Architects to find innovative solutions when challenges arose.

Gary Blagden sums it up perfectly: “Australis is a wonderful demonstration of what trust, collaboration and clever thinking can achieve. I can only highly recommend PACT construction as an exceptional builder.”

And now we’re building on our experience to deliver another ambitious aged care construction project.

PACT is proud to be part of the team working on the Grandton development underway in Applecross, which will see seniors living reimagined.

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