Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions

Greg Gilboy
+61 (0)7 4051 5116
(07) 4051 5016

Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions provides design, documentation and supervision of building hydraulic services. This is building plumbing systems including hot and cold water, sewerage, fire hydrants, fire hose reels, fire sprinkler and fire extinguishers, LP gas systems, storm water and irrigation systems. We service commercial, residential, hospital, industrial, retail, tourist and institutional developments.

Fields Of Commerce

Design and documentation
Construction supervision

Target Industries

Hospital, Institutional

Specialist Areas Of Tropical Expertise

-Rainfall capture and water reuse systems Sewerage treatment & water balances
-Landscape irrigation systems
-Storm water drainage & dispersal systems
-Insurance reports on cyclone damage
-Hot water system analysis and reviews

Year Established


Management Team

Greg Gilboy, Director
Tonya Gilboy, Director
Kerry Pollard, Hydraulic Services Designer
Keith Newman, Hydraulic Services Designer
Fred Haines, Hydraulic Services Designer
Ben Stott, Cadet Designer

Current Export Markets

Solomon Islands
Papua New Guinea

Type Of Export Business Sought

Joint Ventures

Certificate And Quality Approvals

Member of the Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants of Australia.

Authorised to design and certify fire main designs and installations under the Licensing Requirements of the QBSA & QF&RA Acts.

Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions carries $5,000,000 cover for Professional Indemnity and $20,000,000 for Public Liability Insurance.


2011 Queensland Government Climate Smart Sustainability Award for Built Environment

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Company Profile

Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions is seen as a leader in the field of building hydraulics in the region and has over 80 years combined staff experience in the plumbing industry and as building hydraulic services consultants.

Our commitment to leading edge engineering design enables practical cost effective solutions to be made in areas where the unachievable is made possible. Our experience and working knowledge of office, residential, commercial, hospital and institutional developments is crucial in ensuring client’s requirements are met and the end user satisfaction is guaranteed.

At Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions we achieve this in a professional fun way, using integrity, creativity and innovation, whilst maintaining happy staff with high family values and life balances.

Through the development of systems and training we aim to grow
this business to a self sustainable, profitable entity that empowers the team to operate effectively, autonomously and with the confidence to pursue their careers as a unified team now and well into the future.

Technologies and Capabilities

We aim to provide design, documentation and supervision of building hydraulic services to the highest quality, the most cost efficient and ecologically sustainable way, through the use of a reliable, friendly and educated team that has a passion for the industry and what it serves.

At Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions, 50% of our staff are accredited Green Star professionals and 50% of our staff are licensed plumbers. This mix allows us to deliver not only complying, environmentally sustainable design but a design that considers the practical build-ability of the hydraulic services within the building to ensure site costs, time, practicality and ultimately client costs are considered at the front end.

Company Background

Gilboy Hydraulic Solutions was registered in 2001 and officially began operation in January 2003 in Cairns under the direction of Greg & Tonya Gilboy. Greg has over 23 years experience as a building hydraulic service consultant.

Our hydraulic design experience in all facets of construction methods and types has been essential in the successful completion of a large number of projects in Queensland and its remote regions as well as the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

North Queensland Projects

Residential Units
   •  Blue Lagoon Unit Development - Cairns (Trinity Beach)
   •  Harbour Lights Residential Tower - Cairns (The Esplanade)
   •  13 Unit Seaview Motel - Cooktown (Webber Esplanade)
   •  177 Unit Development - Cairns (Kowinka Street, White Rock)
   •  The Village 200 Unit Development - Cairns (Palm Cove)
   •  36 Unit Tower - Cairns (51 McLeod Street)
   •  70 Unit Development - Cairns (181-183 Kamerunga Road)
   •  Trilogy, Residential Tower Developments – Cairns (The Esplanade)
   •  The Boulevarde 400 Unit Development – Cairns (Manoora)

Health & Aged Care
   •  Retirement Home Community Centre - Innisfail
   •  Atherton Hospital Dialysis Unit - Atherton
   •  Mossman Hospital Dialysis Unit - Mossman
   •  Farnorha Home For The Aged – Cairns
   •  Cairns North Community Health Centre - Cairns (Sheridan Street)
   •  The Smile Centre Dental Surgery - Cairns
   •  Dental Surgery fitout - Cairns (Anderson Street)
   •  Retirement Home Community Centre - Innisfail
   •  Carinya Home For The Aged – Atherton

Institutional And Government
   •  Cairns Government Office Block - Stage 1 & Stage 2
   •  Redlynch Middle School, Stage 1 - Cairns
   •  Redlynch State School, Stage 2 – Cairns
   •  Redlynch Middle School, Stage 3 - Cairns
   •  HMAS Cairns Redevelopment – Cairns
   •  Kuranda Aquatic Centre - Kuranda
   •  QAS Station – Cairns, Atherton, Tully, Gordonvale

Shopping Centres & Commercial
   •  Great Adventures Store & Workshop - Cairns (Trinity Wharf )
   •  Piccones IGA Brinsmead Shopping Plaza - Cairns
   •  Piccones Shopping Village extensions - Cairns (Edmonton)
   •  The Noodle Box - Southside Shopping Centre, Cairns (Woree)
   •  Gelati Shop - Cairns (Shields Street)
   •  Boost Juice Tenancy - Cairns (Stockland Plaza)
   •  Bunnings Warehouse – Cairns (Smithfield)
   •  Piccones IGA Shopping Centre – Cairns (Edmonton)

Tourism & Leisure
   •  Bottleshop Refurbishment , Holiday Inn- Cairns
   •  Redevelopment of Fitzroy Island Resort – Fitzroy Island
   •  Day Spa, Cairns International Hotel - Cairns
   •  Rattle & Hum Backpackers - Port Douglas
   •  Day Spa, Pacific International - Cairns
   •  Daintree River Crossing Tourist Facility - Daintree
   •  Amphora Resort – Cairns (Palm Cove)
   •  Hartleys Creek Crocodile Farm – Cairns area (Wangetti Beach)
   •  Sugarworld Water Park - Cairns (Edmonton)

Pious Projects
   •  Baptismal Font, Good Counsel Catholic Church – Innisfail
   •  Refurbish Onsite Waste Treatment System ,Genazzano Retreat - Atherton Tablelands (Tinaroo)
   •  Baptismal Font, Holy Cross Catholic Centre - Cairns ( Trinity Beach)
   •  Extension of Presbyterian Church- Cairns (Sheridan Street )

Green Credentials

The Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants Australia: Member
Certified Fire and Main Designs with the QBSA
By understanding the potentials and constraints of designing in a tropical environment, our work demonstrates our ability to satisfy our clients' requirements and objectives.

Our commitment to leading edge building hydraulic services engineering design enables practical and cost effective solutions to be made in areas where the unachievable is made possible.

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