Exceptional service and value recognised at 2023 Supplier Performance Awards  

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Finance announces this year’s top local business suppliers and contractors.
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Group photo with Minister Ellery and Supplier winners

Minister for Finance, Hon Sue Ellery presented the 2023 Best Contractor award to Perkins Builders at the annual Department of Finance Supplier Performance Awards held at Djookanup in Osborne Park. 

The awards, which recognise this year’s most outstanding local building suppliers and contractors, demonstrate the WA Government’s commitment to working with suppliers that consistently deliver exceptional outcomes for the community. 

Recipients of the six categories including Best Consultant and Best Aboriginal Contractor, provided exceptional services and value on WA Government non-residential building projects including schools, hospitals, emergency services buildings and laboratories. 

Department of Finance Deputy Director General – Buildings and Contracts, Shaun Whitmarsh, commended the winners for their professional approach and commitment to delivering high quality results. 

Perkins Builders was a standout winner this year due to their proactive approach to problem solving and impressive work on the Australind Senior High School forward works, the Bunbury Senior High School cafeteria and refurbishment and the Collie Health Service Stage 2 project. 

Other winners included: 

  • Best Regional Contractor: Colab Construction  
  • Best Aboriginal Contractor: Kullarri Building 
  • Best Consultant: TRCB 
  • Best Cost Manager: Rawlinsons (WA) 
  • Best Project: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Upgrade to Catheter Laboratories and Interventional Radiology Rooms  
    • Client: North Metropolitan Health Service 
    • Contractor: Devlyn Construction 
    • Consultant: Hames Sharley  (WA) 
    • Cost Manager: Ralph Beattie Bosworth 
    • Project Manager: Sarah Zimmerman  
    • Project Director: Warren Vanalopulos 

“The 2023 Department of Finance Supplier Performance Award recipients are to be commended for their commitment to delivering high quality outcomes to the WA community, despite ongoing challenges faced by the building and construction industry.  

We look forward to continuing to work with local businesses like these to deliver exceptional results for the community.” Mr Whitmarsh said.