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Estate and Infrastructure Group

Estate and Infrastructure Group

Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group (E&IG) is the consolidated service delivery organisation for Defence.

E&IG mission: Enabling Defence capability by working in partnership with our clients to deliver integrated services through a highly capable workforce.

E&IG vision: Supporting Defence capability and enabling Defence priorities.

E&IG has a budget in excess of $5.5 billion, with around 1,600 civilian and 140 military staff.

E&IG also maintains environmental stewardship of over 3.5 million hectares of land with more than 330 managed properties, and maintains and operates more than 30,000 buildings. The gross replacement value of the estate is approximately $68 billion (excluding land and Assets Under Construction).

Its responsibilities include supporting the ADF and the Department of Defence through the provision of personnel administration and related functions such as ADF housing, financial and travel services, and contracts that provide catering, cleaning and grounds maintenance services.

E&IG manages and sustains the Defence estate of land, buildings and infrastructure, including managing contracts for the construction of major new facilities and the repairs and maintenance of existing facilities, as well as the disposal of excess properties and environmental heritage policy.

E&IG consists of two divisions: Infrastructure Division and Service Delivery Division.

Steve Grzeskowiak, Deputy Secretary Defence Estate and Infrastructure, heads the E&IG Executive.