Great Barrier Reef Arena

The installation of safety mesh, insulation, and concealed fix sheeting to a 1,600m2 segmented roof structure.

Great Barrier Reef Arena

The Great Barrier Reef Arena will be an international standard venue with 2000 permanent seats, media and broadcast facilities for AFL and cricket, purpose-built facilities for players and officials, corporate and event facilities, and professional grade male and female change rooms. It will be one of Australia’s largest regional sporting facilities meeting national and international sporting event requirements.

Australis scope included the installation of safety mesh, insulation, and concealed fix sheeting to the entirety of the segmented roof structure totaling approximately 1,600m2.

Australis Roofing installed a stainless-steel box gutter that runs the total length of the segmented roof at approximately 155Lm. Australis Roofing also installed colorbond soffit/ceiling sheeting totaling 1,160m2 and internal and external cladding to the parapet wall running the length of the building totaling 700m2. Australis provided all labour and materials to complete the project.

Managing Contractor



QLD Government


Mackay QLD


July to August 2022
“I have used Australis for a number of projects from large commercial jobs to residential housing, I have found them incredibly professional and easy to deal with. They have consistently delivered excellent results, completing the projects on time and to a very high standard. I would highly recommend Australis for any roofing or cladding project”​
Operations Manager, Allcover Building Systems
“We have high expectations and require our subcontractors to produce a high-quality finish with efficiency and safety in mind, the team at Australis have met our brief and are continually looking to grow and take on new challenges. Our business has enjoyed the collaboration, safety conscious way of going to work displayed by the team and would not hesitate to recommend the Australis roofing and construction team to any business taking on large projects”
Laing O’Rourke - General Foreman
“Australis was very easy to work with, and very professional. Their work was great quality work. I would work with them on more future projects.”
Paynters - Foreman
"Since the start of the project with tendering out the works the Australis team have been professional and diligent in all aspects of the works. We understand that working in a large school with a live environment can be not easy, but [Australis] certainly have met all expectations to date for this project."
Paynters - Contracts Administrator