Project

Barwon Women’s and Children’s Hospital

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Barwon Women’s and Children’s Hospital

The Barwon Women’s and Children's Hospital will service Geelong’s rapidly growing population and will be located within the University Hospital Geelong precinct.

The project scope includes:

  • new operating theatres
  • expanded paediatric and maternity inpatient units
  • birthing suites
  • special care nursery
  • maternity assessment unit
  • paediatric and maternity outpatient facilities, and
  • a new main entrance to University Hospital Geelong.

Key Dates

May 2022 Project Announcement
Aug 2022 EOIs Open
Aug 2022 EOIs closed - Principal Consultant (Architect)
Aug 2022 EOIs closed - Engineering Consultant
Dec 2029 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
Victorian Government

PROJECT HISTORY

Apr 2019 The Federal Government committed $50 million towards the project.
May 2022 The Victorian Government committed $525 million towards the hospital in its 2022-23 State Budget. This is inclusive of the $50 million Federal Government funding contribution.
Aug 2022 The Victorian Government issued invitations for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the Project's Principal Consultant (Architect) and EOIs for the Project's Engineering Consultant (Electrical and electronic engineering - (50%) and Mechanical engineering - (50%)). Both EOIs closed on 25 August.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Media releases
2019/04/02
2022/05/03