Who we are...

Our History


With HQ located in Mackay, Queensland; since conception CiteCon have proven their place in the market by successfully delivering high-quality building projects; by forming complementary and collaborative relationships with clients and key contract services.



Partnering with public, private, government (local & state), mining and commercial sectors; CiteCon have the capacity to deliver design, project-manage, commercial and civil construction, installation of infrastructure and maintenance solutions across Australia.

CiteCon was established by third-generation builder Brad Gardner after identifying a gap in the mining and construction industries for building projects in the Mackay, Whitsunday, and Bowen Basin Regions.


Grandson of the late Francis Gardner Snr; founder of one of Queensland’s largest construction companies Brad gained invaluable insight into the construction industry from a young age, working in the family business specialising in commercial construction.


At CiteCon we believe in investing in people and regions, through employing local workers, subcontractors, and suppliers. We are proud supporters of community, from sporting clubs, health, charity and not for profit organisations; an important role of the company’s commitment to social responsibility.

Team CiteCon

CiteCon is proud to be a family-owned and operated local business dedicated to growing, supporting, and nurturing our team and our clients. 


Stemming from a 50-year building heritage, the accumulated and expert knowledge coupled with considerable experience, allows the CiteCon Team to facilitate services to private, public, mining & government sectors.



Brad Gardner

Operations Manager/Director

Brad first started in the construction industry more than 30 years ago; working as a construction labourer with the family business. After finishing high school, he completed his carpentry trade mentored by his father Paul Gardner. Brad then branched off and established is own residential building company; later coming back to the family’s commercial construction business as a Project Manager. 



Over the years Brad has progressed through industry ranks from Apprentice to Leading Hand, Project Manager to Construction Area Manager (North Qld); and now as the Operations Manager/Director of CiteCon. 



With his extensive onsite experienced & critical resource knowledge, Brad manages the delivery of projects whilst developing collaborative relationships with the client and the entire project team.


Bec Gardner

Administration & Finance Manager

Coming from an Accounting and Finance background, Bec has worked within the mining, civil and construction industries over the past 28 years. At CiteCon, she oversees the financial administration of projects from start to finish, implementing company systems and compliance.  


With knowledge in all aspects of the business, her role extends to human resources, marketing & interior design. 

Stephen Geusebroek


Stephen Geusebroek joins the Citecon team with over 30 year’s experience in Construction, Contract Management, Quantity Surveying and Estimation. As a construction estimator Stephen draws on his knowledge from aspects of construction, design, architecture, labour and supply cost, allowing him to approach cost analysis from multiple angles to predict an accurate project price. He makes note of all the potential outgoings of a project, aiming to reduce cost and improve efficiency; whilst estimating the total cost within the outlined budget for the client.

Paige Gardner

Contract Administrator

Honouring her construction heritage Paige is working through a structured cadetship on the trajectory of becoming a medium-rise licensed builder in the future. Working well under pressure Paige confidently carries out contract negotiations, dealing with a wide range of construction specialists. She manages conflicts in a confident and assertive manner, can think quickly, problem solve, and make well informed decisions; all while maintaining positive working relationships for the company.

Nancy Lawes

Contract Administrator

Nancy has been engaged in the building industry over the last 17 years. With a solid understanding of contract administration in commercial, residential, insurance works and aged care; Nancy overseas the procedural aspects of a contract and plays a foundation part in the delivery of every project. With hands on experience working across a broad spectrum of projects previously as a Site Supervisor, Nancy’s key role is to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and key members to ensure seamless start and continuation of a construction project.

“Our site teams extend to a group of highly skilled Lending Hands, Site Supervisors and Carpenters; with the assistance of Trade Labourers and mentored Apprentices”.
Brad Gardner

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As a leader in the building and construction industry, CiteCon offer design, development, construction, management, and delivery, with uncompromising attention to detail and high-quality outcomes.