Leading active, healthy lifestyles is vital to building a more productive community. Whether our work involves elite or grass-roots competition, the challenge is how we maximise the use of assets so athletes, enthusiasts and the next generation can reach their full potential.
Providing services to government, peak sporting bodies, venue operators and users, from concept, funding, to procurement/transaction, delivery and asset optimisation is at the heart of our business.
We deliver infrastructure for all types of major events and sports venues. These places provide highly memorable experiences for both athletes and spectators. Many venues need to stage dynamic activities not related to sport. So we create venues with maximum flexibility to cater for the needs of all stakeholders and serve the users that breathe life into these unique buildings and their landscapes.
Photography by Peter Glenane, courtesy of Major Projects Victoria
More than 1.5 million people flock to Sydney Cricket Ground and nearby Allianz Stadium every year to catch their favourite sports and celebrity heroes in action.
Operated by Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust (SC&SGT), the popular precinct at Moore Park includes a sports museum, fitness centre and headquarters for four major sporting clubs, spanning rugby league, rugby union, football and AFL. Supporting the precinct’s successful future, ontoit completed an asset condition and risk review of the Members’ and Ladies’ stands for a 10-year maintenance plan. Our team added value by introducing a user-friendly, interactive, graphical ‘dashboard’ that enables SC&SGT’s facilities management team to easily assess ...read more
A beacon of architectural success in Melbourne's skyline, AAMI Park stadium is an award-winning sports and entertainment venue.
Accommodating more than 30,000 people, its cutting-edge ‘bio-frame’ roof illuminates the night, setting it apart as an icon of its time. Our team pushed boundaries in delivering the project from funding to procurement and completion. Key achievements included adding 10,000 extra seats within budget and negotiating a world-class fit-out that accommodates four football codes. It is recognised as one of the world’s leading structures and has won awards of national and international significance, including the State Architecture Medal and an award for the most iconic a ...read more
Home of the Australian Open tennis tournament and a prestigious concert venue for international stars, Melbourne Park is a jewel in the city’s world-class entertainment scene.
Ontoit is proud to be involved in the third phase of the precinct’s redevelopment which includes the creation of a new outdoor, 5,000 seat show court/multi-purpose arena, additional match courts, a new function and media centre with 200-seat auditorium, interview rooms and broadcast studios, additional public spaces, complete separation between front-of-house and back-of-house operations with the delivery of a logistics hub and new central kitchen, additional cark parks and improved access. Construction, which is due to start in 2019, aims to ensure Melbourne Park rema ...read more
St Kilda Football Club has engaged Ontoit as its Project Manager for the exciting redevelopment of the Moorabbin Reserve to take St Kilda Football Club (STKFC) back to its ‘spiritual home’.
The redevelopment will provide the Club’s administration and elite training facility and cater to the full spectrum of Australian Rules Football talent pathways, and facilities for community netball, basketball and community football administration and teams. The project, also involving key stakeholders City of Kingston, Victorian Government, Australian Football League, Southern Football Netball League and South Metro Junior Football League, will see an indoor competition and training court, meeting rooms, offices, change rooms, entertainment spaces, bistro and café c ...read more
In May 2016, a fire ripped through Somerville Recreation and Community Centre in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, south east of Melbourne. Residents in the rural coastal town were left without a popular public amenity.
Working alongside Mornington Peninsula Shire, ontoit is providing project management services to deliver a new indoor sports facility to replace the existing building. Works will include refurbishment of the damaged community area, creating multi-purpose community spaces, additional amenities for players, officials and public use and a well-equipped recreation centre that serves the local people now and into the future.
The new Pakenham Racecourse is a multi-million-dollar, world-class thoroughbred racing and training facility. The $72 Million complex is the first thoroughbred racecourse built in Victoria in almost 40 years.
Located on a 608-acre site in Tynong, the new facility is one of the largest racecourse developments in Australia and includes the development of a new 2,400m grass, 2,000m synthetic sand and grass training tracks, an event centre and marquee area, race day administration building, horse stalls and stables, and a 150 acre trainer allotment that provides a unique business model for locally-based trainers.
Ontoit was brought in to take over as project manager and provide a step change in the level of project management being employed, to get the project back on tra ...read more
In 2012, the Victorian Government committed more than $60 million to upgrade sports facilities around Albert Park including the State Sports Facilities Centre.
The resulting complex at Lakeside Stadium now serves as Victoria’s home of elite athletes. As Superintendent and Project Director, Ontoit’s Arvind David delivered a world-class athletics track, field facilities and administration centres for Australia’s peak athletics organisations (including the Victorian Institute of Sport, Athletics Australia and State Sports Centre Trust). Keeping the project on track for success, Ontoit (formerly ISG Projects) managed multiple stakeholders from Parks Victoria, the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, the venue, local and state g ...read more