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H.C. Building & Construction prides itself and are committed to demonstrating a professional and reliable excellence in construction. It is important to us to acknowledge and exceed our client’s expectations by providing efficient, high quality work within their desired budget and to continually strive to support our local development.

HCBC is 100% Indigenous privately owned company founded and led by Heath Christison, based in Cairns with an office in Pormpuraaw.

We are the number one choice for projects throughout Queensland including Cape York and Torres Strait.

Our Project Management team are experts in innovative design and construction to meet the client’s needs and specifications.

We are proud to have been awarded the CSQ Excellence Awards 2016 Judges’ Outstanding Achievement Award for Commitment to Excellence in Construction.

Certified Independently Audited IMS Systems

Safety, Quality, Environmental Sustainability Systems

Qld Government Prequalification System Rating 3 (Industry Best Practice)


Design and Construction of New Fire Station at Horn Island

Construction of New Pormpuraaw Land and Sea Building, Western Cape York for the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council

Major Refurbishment of Heritage Building for Cairns Regional Council

Design and Construction of 3 New Residences at Thursday Island for the Australian Government - Department of Agricultural and Water Resources

Design and Construction of 7 New Houses and Demolition of 3 Structures at Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Design and Construction of 20 New Houses at Bamaga, New Mapoon, Seisia and Umagico of Northern Cape York for the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council

Upgrade Works to Offices for Cairns Regional Council

Upgrade Works for Councils throughout Queensland

Upgrade Works to Pormpuraaw State School

Refurbishment of Kowanyama Police Station

OT Modification Works for Various Residences in Cairns Region

Construction of New CDP Office and Training Facilities at Pormpuraaw, Western Cape York for the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council

Major Refurbishment of Bamaga Multifunction Sports and Community Centre for Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council

Extensive Refurbishment of the Aurukun Three Rivers Community Centre for Queensland Department of State Development

Upgrade to Training Facilities and Industrial Buildings at Thursday Island and Horn Island (Torres Strait Region) and Bamaga (Northern Cape York) for the Department of Defence

Refurbishment of Commonwealth Centre at Thursday Island for the Australian Border Force, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Design and Construction of New Nutritional Centre at Kowanyama State School, Western Cape York, for the Queensland Department of Education

Cooktown State School Manual Arts Building for Queensland Department of Education

Design and Construction of 6 New Houses including Occupational Therapy Requirements at Pormpuraaw, Western Cape York. This project was delivered three months ahead of schedule.

Design and Construction of 9 New Houses at Kowanyama, Western Cape York for the Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council

Construction of 3 New Houses at Lockhart River, Eastern Cape York. This project was delivered one month ahead of schedule for Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council

Upgrade and Maintenance of Government Employee Residences - Qld Communities, Child Safety and Disabilities, Qld Health, Qld Police, Qld Fire and Ambulance Services, Qld Education and Training at Cooktown

Design and Construction of New Duplex at Aurukun, North Western Cape York for the Aurukun Shire Council

Refurbishment of Lockhart River Primary Health Care Clinic for the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services

Construction of BMRP Cape Residences at Pormpuraaw, Western Cape York for the Torres and Cape Hospital & Health Services

Cloncurry Hospital Renovations

Moranbah Public Hospital New Patient Facilities

Gregory Royal Flying Doctors Services New Extension and Renovations

Xstrata Mines Chemistry Laboratory

Coen Ambulance Station Upgrade

Kuranda Fire Station Upgrade

Major Refurbishment of Yungaburra State School

Mossman Police Station Upgrade

Major Refurbishment of Pormpuraaw State School

Upgrade Works to Gordonvale State School

Lockhart River State School Upgrade

Pormpuraaw State School Pre-Prep Building Outdoor Activity Area

White Rock State School Upgrade

Yorkeys Knob State School Upgrade

TAFE Queensland North Fitout of Facilities for Beauty Therapy and Remedial Health

Mount Isa Church (Xstrata Mines Property) Renovations

Cairns Regional Council New Amenities Facilities at Goomboora Park, Barlow Park, Hambledon House and Smithfield Pool

Janbal Gallery (Aboriginal Art and Culture)


The Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) provides internationally recognised standards that aim to ensure compliance, reduce risks and streamline processes that set the highest standards of Quality Assurance, OH&S and Environment.

HCBC holding these standards brings confidence to our clients by providing assurance that as a Certified JAS-ANZ company we are competent to perform our work to the highest Australian and International standards.



Our dedicated team of trusted qualified tradespersons are equipped with a wealth of knowledge and experience. We specialise in a range of projects, from local domestic building and renovations to remote projects spanning government buildings, remote housings and social housing upgrades.

As an established building and construction company, we have sizeable resources and assets, including heavy equipment machinery, heavy haulage, fleet of all terrain ready vehicles, cabinetry machinery, technical and surveying equipment.

You can trust HC Building & Construction to look after you.

Qualified Experts

Extensive Experience

JAS-ANZ Certified

Our construction team work side by side with the most recognised Engineers and Architects in the industry. With our experience and fresh perspective we provide the foundations needed for accomplishing your expectations.

HCBC boast a myriad of property upgrades that range in scope from domestic house extensions to major renovations of nightclubs, offices and restaurants.

Our team of creatives start your renovation journey, workshopping your ideas, putting them into 3D design before finalising colour schemes, materials and construction delivery.

HCBC prides itself on the proven Capability to Supply to the State and Federal government departments. Our delivery of projects has seen us engaged to provide upgrade works to local police stations, government houses across Cairns, the Far North and Cape York regions.

We work to the highest standards of Quality Assurance, OH&S and Environmental Practice. This has seen our team support local design and construct forums for the delivery of social housing in Cape York.