Local investments making a difference

February 2022

While Active Super invests in companies all around the world, members often like to hear about local examples so they can see how their money is making a difference in Australia. Here are some examples of community infrastructure projects that we’re behind.

Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA – The largest single infrastructure project in South Australia, offering 700 single overnight patient rooms, 100 day-beds and 40 operating theatres. RAH is not only the most energy efficient medical facility in the world, but also the most technologically advanced. 

Macarthur Wind Farm, VIC – The largest operating wind farm development in the southern hemisphere, comprising 140 3.0MW Vestas V112 turbines totalling 420MW of capacity and delivering enough green energy to power the equivalent of 180,000 homes. 

South-East Queensland Schools, QLD – Design Construction and maintenance of six new primary schools and one new high school in the rapidly growing Sunshine Coast, Western Corridor, the Gold Coast and Redlands regions.

Comprehensive Cancer Centre, VIC – Australia’s first dedicated cancer research and treatment facility. 

Darwin Convention Centre, NT – The first Public Private Partnership (PPP) to be delivered in the Northern Territory and forms part of the 25 hectare mixed-use waterfront development adjacent to the Darwin CBD.

Perth Stadium, WA – Also known as Optus Stadium, this is an award-winning, state-of-the-art multi-purpose stadium accommodating sports and entertainment events. It’s Australia’s third largest stadium with a capacity of over 60,000 people. 

Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW – RNS is currently working to reduce the hospital’s electrical demands, including installing a new 120kW solar power facility on the roof and optimising the operation of the three air conditioning chillers that cool the hospital’s Acute Services Building.