Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hosts the grand opening of AECOM’s new Canberra office

CANBERRA (Mar. 5, 2020) — AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure firm, was delighted to welcome Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister, Andrew Barr, to officially open its new Civic Quarter office today in Canberra on March 5. The event was also attended by a number of senior executives from the Australian civil service and Sir Angus Houston.

“We were delighted to welcome The Hon. Josh Frydenberg, Chief Minister Andrew Barr and a number of our key clients from the ACT and Commonwealth government today,” said Todd Battley, AECOM chief executive, Australia New Zealand. “I would also like to thank Sir Angus Houston for hosting the launch. During his speech, the Treasurer recognized the contributions AECOM makes through our work with the government to meet the growing infrastructure needs of the nation.”

“Whether it is our environmental scientists supporting the Department of Defence or our engineers and planners delivering congestion busting projects across the states and territories, AECOM is committed to working with government to deliver thriving and resilient communities,” said Karen Billington, Canberra office manager.

As one of Canberra’s largest private sector employers of engineers, scientists, planners and economists, Civic Quarter creates a workplace that’s fit for the future and provides a collaborative and progressive workplace for our people and clients. Civic Quarter is one of Canberra’s newest office buildings located at 68 Northbourne Ave, close to the Canberra Metro light rail terminus.

AECOM expects to take on 175 new graduates across Australia and New Zealand this year, with at least three to be based in the new Canberra office. To find out more about joining AECOM as a graduate visit: https://dev-aecom.pantheonsite.io/australia-new-zealand-graduate-careers/

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