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Artist impression of Rheinmetall's future Queensland-based MILVEHCOE

Rheinmetall Defence Australia has committed to locate its Australia-New Zealand Headquarters and Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Ipswich, Queensland. The facility will be located within the Redbank Motorway Estate, an industrial area close to supply chain partners and part of South East Queensland's established heavy-vehicle precinct.

Rheinmetall's MILVEHCOE will be a regional hub with an expected program of continuous design, build and support for up to 5000 military vehicles in Australia and the Asia Pacific.

This department will assist with the construction of the facility and work with Ipswich City Council to progress the development application for the project.Details of procurement opportunities and project updates will be published on this website as they become available.

Probity Code of Practice

A Probity Code of Practice has been established for the LAND 400 MILVEHCOE project and independent probity auditors have been appointed to oversee the project.

Architect: GHD
Managing contractor: To be appointed
Deliverables: Building a brand new high-tech manufacturing facility inclusive of a main production facility, administration building, corporate function centre, vehicle compliance test track and underground weapons test firing tunnel.
Status: DA application lodged
Location: Redbank, Ipswich