CASE STUDIES

Renewal of a picket fence that conveys a sense of “history and tradition”
22nd Sep 2016

In 1926 at Petersham Park, Don Bradman scored his maiden 1st grade century at 18 years of age, making 110 runs. He also took 3 wickets for 26 runs. It was his first appearance in Sydney grade cricket at any level. He broke his bat on 98 but managed to go on to score 110 runs in as many minutes.

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Security fencing helps DECD save an estimated $30 m over 6 years
10th Apr 2016

In figures obtained from the South Australian Department of Education and Child Development (DECD) by InDaily (Adelaide) it was reported that fencing in combination with letter drops and patrols has seen the cost of vandalism decrease from $10.1 million in 2008 to $2.66 million in 2014.

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A win for “people power” at Mortlake Public School after a sustained campaign and fundraising
24th Jan 2016

In June 2013, The Sunday Telegraph ran a story regarding the problem of intruders entering the grounds of NSW schools without permission, stating it was being reported twice a week and that there were 20 reports of intruders at government schools during term 4

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“Controversial picket fence” completed more than a decade after the idea was first raised
31st May 2015

During 2013, Council developed an improvement plan for the Unley Oval precinct as part of a Master Plan for the precinct. In February 2014 Council endorsed proceeding with seeking tenders for the design and construction of an internal picket fence around the oval.

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SA Power Networks “long term program to remediate unsafe elements of aged substations”
17th May 2015

SA Power Network’s 2015-2020 Regulatory Proposal states “The program to address safety priorities arising from a range of network and aged assets condition matters includes initiatives that…continue a long term program to remediate unsafe elements of aged substations

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