Barpa Construction Services is a standalone Indigenous construction management company with 7 office locations around Australia enabling national coverage and full construction capability.
Founded in 2014, Barpa offers a solution for capital works projects across Australia and is an active participant in Federal, State and corporate capital procurement programs aimed at Closing the Gap for Indigenous Australians.
Since its inception Barpa has grown to be one of the most successful Indigenous Businesses in Australia with 48 projects completed and underway nationwide. Barpa has a strong record in delivering projects on-time, on-cost and at a high quality. Barpa holds all relevant insurances, safety accreditations and building licences, and our management systems facilitate successful construction projects consistently. Our systems are best practice, extensive, robust and where applicable are accredited to Australian and International management standards.
Barpa continues to grow its employment with 28 staff, including an Indigenous employment rate of 65%.
Barpa is committed to making a positive difference for Australia’s first people, we embed this commitment in every part of our business by ensuring Traditional Owner engagement activities happen pre and during projects, by providing employment and career development opportunities for Indigenous people directly in our company or through associated trade contractors, actively pursuing and developing indigenous trade contractors, utilising the Indigenous Business sector in our supply chain, supporting indigenous youth in pursuing a career in construction, sponsoring Indigenous sports teams, and volunteering staff for indigenous community projects.
With its name meaning “to build” in the traditional language of the Dja Dja Wurrung people of Central Victoria, Barpa’s vision is to ‘Empower Indigenous people and businesses through building Australian Infrastructure’.
We have extensive experience building at numerous Australian Defence bases, commercial buildings, educational facilities and sports/recreation facilities. We have developed a reputation for successful delivery of technically complex projects, and our people are renowned for their achievements in sectors including Defence, Health, Education, Telecommunications, Security, Research and Development, and Infrastructure.
Barpa’s highly skilled staff will ensure the success of challenging construction projects, specialising in:
- Special purpose facilities or highly serviced buildings
- Commercial construction projects and facility fit-outs
- Miscellaneous construction and repairs
- Projects in operational and secure environments
- Regional and remote project work
- National and multi-site projects