City Administration Centre move

City of Newcastle has ushered in a new modern era of customer and community service with it’s move to 12 Stewart Avenue, Newcastle West.

The relocation was the first modernisation of our in more than 40 years and has resulted in a better work environment, more efficient systems, greater flexibility and improved staff culture, providing an improved service for residents and ratepayers.

This decision is in keeping with City of Newcastle’s own long held plans and aligns with NSW Government priorities to shift the CBD west as part of the Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan, while also providing modern facilities for our employees. 

Read more about City's westward move delivering new era of modern service

Project Final Cost
1. Relocation to 12 Stewart Avenue 

Project Management (APP)  

Design (Inc. design & cost consultancies, certification & approvals)  

Staff relocation  

Construction (Inc. preliminaries & margin)  

Carpet rebate under lease terms. 

Read more Council goes west as part of "City Change"

$8,389,994 

$273,840 

$363,306 

$45,384 

$8,061,664 

-$354,200

2. Local Emergency Operations Centre  

Project Management (APP) 

Design (Inc. design & cost consultancies, certification & approvals)  

Construction (materials, labour, preliminaries & margin). 

Read more about the new Emergency Operations Centre opened ahead of bushfire season 

$2,173,982 

$154,830 

$167,924 

$1,851,228 

3. Digital Library 

Project Management (APP)  

Design (Inc. design & cost consultancies, certification & approvals)  

Construction (Inc. preliminaries & margin). 

Read more about the Digital Library

$3,267,465 

$248,483 

$261,215 

$2,757,767

4. Council Chamber 

Project Management (APP) 

Design (Inc. design & cost consultancies, certification & approvals) 

Construction (Inc. preliminaries & margin). 

Read more about Council holding its first meeting in the new chamber

$1,041,824 

$83,365 

$74,633 

$883,826 

Contract administration (Graphite Projects) for all four projects, as well as associated costs including signage, flagpoles, etc  $2,749,827 

If you have a question or seek further clarification please contact Council.