Construction - Saltwater

Broad Construction commenced work on Saltwater in February 2022. 

Update 2 April 2024


  • Concrete structure is complete
  • All tilt up and pre-cast panels have been installed
  • Structural steel is ongoing, focus is on the auditorium, and roof purlin installation is continuing
  • Props around the auditorium are to be removed
  • Acoustic roof panelling installation (Durapanel) is complete to the auditorium
  • Roof sheets have been installed to the majority of areas (bar the auditorium)
  • Tower crane to be removed around the end of April


  • Mechanical services - ongoing
  • Hydraulics (plumbing) – connection of roof plumbing has commenced, fit out to L1 & L2 public toilets - ongoing
  • Fire services – Primary and secondary ranges (sprinkler pipes) - ongoing
  • Electrical – Cable tray and catenary cable installation ongoing, cable runs have commenced
  • AV Rough in Cabling has commenced
  • Electrical works to the Weld Theatre have been completed, dock leveller and lift to be installed this month
  • Western Power are continuing with the installation of their infrastructure 


  • Walls and ceilings are ongoing
  • Prototype room is progressing, floor tiles installed, walls and ceilings are painted ready for joinery and final fit off
  • Internal lifts are on site, installation is complete, bar internal finishes
  • Window and door frames to commence end of April
  • Eastern boundary wall has been painted

Construction Progress in Photos


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Public Notices

Want to see the spaces?

Saltwater will be a state-of-the-art cultural and event facility integrating the ArtGeo Gallery and Weld Theatre in the heart of the City’s Cultural Precinct. The ArtGeo Cultural Complex is currently displaying banners showcasing the varied experiences that will be available once Saltwater opens in early 2025. 

View more information about the spaces using the links below.

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Saltwater Floorplans

Saltwater Banner Signage


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