SPARK and North East Link have jointly scheduled an IREA (Independent Reviewer and Environmental Auditor) to play an essential role in the successful delivery of the North East Link Tunneling Package.
As part of Victoria’s innovative, world-first contract structure, the IREA role will be carried via a JV between APP, Arup, and Aurecon (AAAJV) to secure independent assurance that the project is delivered in accordance with all project needs and objectives.
The role comprises an IR (Independent Reviewer) and an IEA (Independent Environmental Auditor) under a single appointment.
The IR role contains an independent review of project activities comprising design reports, building packages, and design and construction management.
Meanwhile, the IEA function is going carry environmental reviews and audits of project activities containing assessing compliance with project confirmations and over 100 strict Environmental Performance Requirements.