Devoted to establishing sustainable, ongoing employment that bridges gaps, and brings both indigenous and non-indigenous communities closer together; Kardan is proud to provide real and diverse employment opportunities for these people.
Having achieved their goal, provision of 20 apprenticeships for Aboriginals by 2020, Kardan continues to support existing indigenous businesses, sole traders, and sub-contractors – providing them with meaningful work, and projects they can be truly proud of.
Our name, Kardan means Red Gum in the language of the Whadjuk Noongar (First Nations People of the Perth region). The Kardan is one of six forest giants found down south in Western Australia.
Since 2018/19 Kardan Construction has been trusted to deliver hundreds of projects all across the state, with each and every project, delivered on time, on budget, while creating employment for Aboriginal people in the process.
Step forward with implementation of the Aboriginal Business Initiative and Aboriginal Procurement Policy 2018, where the Western Australian government imperative guides agencies to consider awarding work to Aboriginal businesses directly, and thus save time, money, and frustration of needing to go through lengthy procurement processes.
In the year 2018/19 alone; WA agencies direct-awarded over 20 projects to Kardan Construction, with each successful project, further demonstrating Kardan’s team capacity, capabilities, and efficiency to deliver upon agency requirements, and value for money.
Using the Aboriginal Business Initiatives Direct-Award mechanism, WA Government agencies were/ are able to deliver projects over 60% faster over traditional tendering processes.
Through any time constraint, access issues, security restraint, or tight budget – Kardan Construction works with our client to deliver quality and certainty, on any sized project, in any location. Relying on our innovative solutions to achieve sometimes unattainable deadlines – still we always bring Kardan’s honesty, integrity, capacity, and that unwavering commitment to creating meaningful outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.