A fantastic effort by our PDQ Cycling Team, completing the 2017 Brisbane to Gold Coast Challenge on Sunday. After months of training and preparation, our cyclists braved 100km of turbulent winds, heavy rain full and flash flooding - all in the name of charity!
An incredible effort by Paynter Dixon Queensland, securing the Major Award in Diversity at the Master Builders Queensland Housing and Construction Awards last Friday. PDQ were recognised for their Regional Training and Development Program, developed by PDQ’s Rue Grimston and Daniel Dunne.
Construction is coming along nicely at Kurrawa Surf Lifesaving Club as PDQ ramp up to practical completion. The finishes are now being revealed with commissioning of services works commencing in the coming weeks. The team have begun surrounding external works, with pavements being installed and landscaping undergoing procurement. The ground ...
Earlier this year saw the devastating aftermath of tropical Cyclone Debbie in Central and North Queensland. Many months later PDQ are still at work, undergoing restorations for multiple businesses across the region.
Paynter Dixon Queensland are proud to partner with clients at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service, recently delivering an additional 74 beds to the Jimbelunga Nursing Centre in Eagleby. The Hon Ken Wyatt officially opened the new wing and extensions to residents in August.
A huge congratulations to Grace Thompson and Mitch Kruk, Paynter Dixon Queensland’s representatives for the 2017 Mate’s In Construction Kokoda Challenge.
PDQ have completed yet another state of the art facility for Queensland Health, with the Central Sterilisation Department (CSD) at the Townsville Hospital up and running after receiving an $8.5 million dollar makeover.
PDQ are pleased to announce the highly successful 31 bed extension to Kaloma Home for the Aged, Goondiwindi, Phase 3 of a staged redevelopment plan. This project involved the planning, feasibility, design, construction and commissioning of 3 new wings, as well as refurbishment works to the existing high care wings. ...
A huge congratulations to the PDQ team who have taken home multiple awards at both the North and Far North QMBA’s over the weekend. The last year has seen the completion of a number of outstanding projects in Cairns and Townsville, with PDQ incredibly proud of the work delivered.
PDQ were proud to partner with the Department of Transport and Main Roads on the recently completed Redland Bay Marina Upgrade. The works included the demolition of the existing facility and construction of a new bus station & platforms, a dedicated kiss ‘n ride area, public plaza, bus layover facilities, ...
Local Indigenous Company, Byellee Scaffolding and Rigging is successfully filling a gap in the regional construction market. The contract to construct additional buildings for Gladstone State High School was awarded to Commercial Construction company Paynter Dixon Qld (PDQ). PDQ were keen to partner with a local organisation to provide ...
After a fire blitzed through the Mike Carney Lexus/Toyota Dealership last year, the internal showroom, administration, call centre and spare parts facilities had to be completely gutted and taken back to a structural shell. The dealership was then given a makeover by our North Qld PDQ team who have created ...
A huge congratulations to the entire team involved in the All Hallows School project for taking out TWO awards at Friday night’s Queensland Master Builders Awards.
A HUGE congratulations to resident PDQ employees Grace Thompson & Mitch Kruk, who yesterday were announced as the winners of our Kokoda Trek competition. Both Grace & Mitch completed incredibly raw & very compelling submissions & as a result will be off to PNG in September.
In collaboration with CSQ & TAFE North Qld, PDQ have been working tirelessly to host educational training nights in recent months. These evenings have been well received by delegates and subcontractors alike, informing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses of tender processes, safety requirements and training opportunities.
Commencing at Paynter Dixon Qld in 2003, Matt has managed to become one of the company’s greatest success stories. He started as a kid who “had no idea what he wanted to do” and has been guided by General Manager Brett Johnston from a casual labourer to a valuable Project ...
Paynter Dixon Queensland (PDQ) joined valued clients at Cooinda Aged Care on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of their newest development in Gympie. This state-of-the-art addition to the existing facility included a 2 storey, 50 bed residential care building, known as the Hibiscus Wing.
Recently, PDQ Director, John McCafferty caught up with Carinity to discuss their latest project in Brookfield, outlining Paynter’s role & relationship with the reputable Aged Care provider. Mayor Graham Quirk also spoke highly of the upcoming development, stressing its urgency for our ageing population whilst commending Carinity for their service ...
PDQ, with the assistance of TAFE North Queensland & Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) conducted a training information night in Townsville earlier this week. The aim of the evening was to inform subcontractors of training requirements for up-and-coming projects. Subcontractors were able to engage in face-to-face discussions with training ...
This morning’s annual Ipswich Red Shield Appeal Official Opening was a huge success, generating awareness & necessary donations ($77, 600) to one of Australia’s most respected organisations. PDQ’s very own Chris Hall chairs the organising committee and labelled the breakfast as “up-lifting, emotional & amazing show of support from the ...
You have to see it to believe it! Young Jarred here turns 21 tomorrow whilst Gail, our resident Administration Officer celebrates 21 years with PDQ. Here’s where it gets really freaky! Gail commenced her first day at PDQ within hours of Jarred being born! Happy 21st Jarred and a huge ...
Paynter Dixon Queensland (PDQ) have delivered yet another state of the art facility for our trusted clients at Queensland University of Technology. This unique project involved the demolition and refurbishment of existing building spaces at the Gardens Point Campus to create an innovative working laboratory, modern furnished lounge, staff room ...
The iconic Kurrawa Surf Lifesaving Club project is progressing rapidly, with this state of the art building now starting to take shape. Despite the unfortunate weather over the last fortnight, the PDQ site team continue to reach project milestones! Following the concrete columns on levels 1 and 2, the level ...
The highly innovative Synovum Care project at Bellmere, Brisbane is a small scale living community comprising clusters of houses that accommodate 7-8 residents each in a relationship-based home. This environment has been specifically designed to enable independence and maintain what residents can do, rather than focusing on their physical ...
Whilst cyclone Debbie was causing a trail of destruction across North Queensland, PDQ built cyclone shelters were allowing communities with no other options to take shelter in the safe & secure facilities.
A $25-million residential aged-care development at Brookfield has officially begun construction with City of Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, Carinity CEO Jon Campbell & PDQ Director, John McCafferty turning the first sod on site today.
A 20 YEAR MILESTONE -- From electric typewriters to advance modern technology, Gail has certainly seen it all at PDQ. Over the years, Gail has become the go-to person when seeking the history of PDQ & how far they’ve come over the last two decades (you ask it, she’ll know ...
Cr Andrew Antonelli, Cr Kerry Silverand Federal Member Shayne Neumann attended the Australia Day celebrations at Riverview Farm and the Salvo’s couldn’t be happier with the turnout from the local community.
PDQ have joined the Cowboys community by becoming a ‘Founding Friend’ of NRL Cowboys House. The ‘Founding Friends of the House’ program provides an opportunity for the community to engage with and support NRL Cowboys House, the new boarding facility enabling Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students from remote North ...