As a member of our national Government and Major Projects teams, Steven Power advises both public and private sector organisations in Australia and overseas in procurement of infrastructure, major capital equipment and services.

Steven regularly assists government clients in all aspects of the procurement process, including in the selection of the preferred procurement process and project delivery model, in documenting and managing the procurement processes and in the resolution of contract management issues. He is familiar with both traditional and non-traditional project delivery models (including PPPs/PFIs and asset leasing arrangements).

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Government Services

Department of Defence – Helicopter Aircrew Training System: Steven is advising the Department in relation to the procurement of a Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) for the provisions of a training system for pilots and aircrew including the provision of aircraft and simulators. HATS will replace the existing systems based on Navy's AS350BA Squirrel and Army's Bell 206B-1 Kiowa helicopters and will meet the future rotary wing training needs of the ADF.

Department of Defence – Fleet Marine Services Contract (FMSC): Steven acted on the re-tender of the Fleet Marine Services Contract for the provision of port and related services to the Royal Australian Navy. This project involved a unique leasing arrangement in relation to the vessels used to provide the services.

Department of Defence – Future Naval Aviation Combat Project: Steven advised in relation to the procurement of a replacement capability for the Seahawk helicopter, through the acquisition of new naval combat helicopters, flight and maintenance simulators, logistics support, training and spares.

Department of Defence – Transport and logistics: Steven advised in relation to the establishment of various standing offers and long-term contracts for the movement of ADF equipment and personnel by air, rail, road and sea.

Department of Defence – Seasprite Helicopters: Steven advised on the termination of the Seasprite Helicopter Program.

RailCorp – Rolling Stock PPP Project: Steven advised RailCorp on the design, build, finance and maintenance of trains, simulators and a train maintenance facility. The new trains will replace about one-third of RailCorp's current fleet and provide additional trains for future growth on Sydney's metropolitan rail network.This project involved the largest single order for new passenger trains and is one of the largest privately financed PPPs undertaken in Australia.

Omagh & Tyrone Colleges PPP Project: Steven advised the UK Government on the Omagh and Tyrone Colleges PPP Project for the design, build, finance and operation of two further education colleges in Northern Ireland.

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Construction and Major Projects

Department of Defence – Future Naval Aviation Combat Project: Steven advised in relation to the procurement of a replacement capability for the Seahawk helicopter, through the acquisition of new naval combat helicopters, flight and maintenance simulators, logistics support, training and spares.

RailCorp – Rolling Stock PPP Project: Steven advised RailCorp on the design, build, finance and maintenance of trains, simulators and a train maintenance facility. The new trains will replace about one-third of RailCorp's current fleet and provide additional trains for future growth on Sydney's metropolitan rail network.This project involved the largest single order for new passenger trains and is one of the largest privately financed PPPs undertaken in Australia.

Omagh & Tyrone Colleges PPP Project: Steven advised the UK Government on the Omagh and Tyrone Colleges PPP Project for the design, build, finance and operation of two further education colleges in Northern Ireland.

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Transport and Logistics

RailCorp – Rolling Stock PPP Project: Steven advised RailCorp on the design, build, finance and maintenance of trains, simulators and a train maintenance facility. The new trains will replace about one-third of RailCorp's current fleet and provide additional trains for future growth on Sydney's metropolitan rail network.This project involved the largest single order for new passenger trains and is one of the largest privately financed PPPs undertaken in Australia.

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