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Root Partnerships welcomes back Stephanie Hope to the team

Root Partnerships would like to welcome back Stephanie Hope (née Thomas) who recently returned to her role as Project Director in the Melbourne office. Root Partnerships’ Victorian Director Tim Eerhard says, “Returning after a period of family leave, Stephanie has hit the ground running, making a positive contribution to the team with her depth of ...

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Root Partnerships welcomes Sam Jeffrey to the team

Root Partnerships would like to welcome Sam Jeffrey to the role of Project Director in the Sydney Office. NSW Health and Education Director Matthew Curnow says, “It’s great to have Sam on board, joining Root Partnerships’ experienced Health team who are supporting Health Infrastructure NSW in the planning and delivery of multiple major projects across ...

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Root Partnerships welcomes Matthew Curnow to the team

Root Partnerships welcomes Matthew Curnow to the team as a Director in the Sydney office leading the NSW Health, Tertiary and School Education sectors. Root Partnerships’ Managing Director Peter Root says: “We are delighted to have Matthew on board. With his significant record leading the delivery of several major acute health, transport, aviation, education and ...

Preserving the Past, Investing in the Future – New National Herbarium of NSW

With over 1.4 million plant specimens at a value of more than $299 million, the National Herbarium of New South Wales holds Australia’s largest botanical collection, including over 800 specimens collected by botanists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific in 1770. The Herbarium collection provides a vital link ...

Combustible cladding compliance – what’s on the outside is just as important as the inside

The issue of cladding combustibility was already well-known within the property industry in Australia following a fire at Melbourne Docklands’ Lacrosse Apartment in 2014,  however, it was the tragic loss of life and heart-breaking images from the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that saw the issue embedded in the minds of the public. The ...

Root Partnerships talks to Melinda O’Brien about innovation in the tertiary education sector

Root Partnerships has long partnered with the tertiary education sector, during which time the industry has grown rapidly with new developments and refurbishments required to keep pace with changing student learning and teaching needs. While the industry is facing challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, for Melinda O’Brien, Root Partnerships’ Tertiary Education Lead in Victoria, ...

Root Partnerships’ NSW Education Lead David Wiles on working under lockdown

Despite the Covid-19 lockdown there’s no slowing down for Associate Director David Wiles, Root Partnerships’ NSW education sector lead. Schools may have been partially closed across the state to adhere to social distancing requirements, and the recent holidays extended, but construction work has continued on site throughout the period, with safety measures in place, so ...