Major Contract

Sydney Children's Hospital Stage One and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Sydney Children's Hospital Stage One and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Children’s Hospital Stage One and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre is part of Randwick Campus Redevelopment project. The services being delivered in the project includes:

  • a new children’s emergency department and emergency short-stay unit
  • a new children’s intensive care unit
  • the Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • new inpatient units for medical, surgical, adolescent, sleep, and oncology specialties  
  • neurosciences centre
  • new medical short-stay unit
  • day oncology centre 
  • virtual care centre and hospital command centre 
  • new front of house and High Street drop off
  • paediatric pharmacy
  • wet and dry laboratories to support cancer research education, training, and research spaces 
  • improved parent amenities, including overnight bereavement rooms, and
  • education and training spaces for staff. 

Key Dates

Mar 2019 Project Announcement
Nov 2019 Full project scope announced
Jun 2022 Expected Contract Award
2022 Expected Construction Commencement
2025 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
NSW Government

Additional funding contributions include: A$30 million from the University of New South Wales and A$25 million each from the Children’s Cancer Institute and the Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation.


Procuring Agency: Health Infrastructure NSW
Successful Tenderer: John Holland


May 2019 $608 million in funding for Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage One and Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre were committed jointly by NSW Government, Federal Government, University of New South Wales, Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation and Children's Cancer Institute.
Sep 2020 The NSW Government announced $60 million accelerated funding allocation over the next two years to fast-track the Children's Cancer Centre and Randwick Children's Hospital Rebuild project. The funding will be drawn from the NSW Government's $3 billion Jobs and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund.
Nov 2020 The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $15 million of funding to FY2020-21 to commence construction. The Budget also confirmed the expected completion date for the project is 2026.
Dec 2020 NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements were issued for the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment of the project.
May 2021 The planning applications for the Sydney Children's Hospital Stage One and the CCCC were submitted and placed on public exhibition.
Jun 2021 The 2021-22 NSW Budget allocated $46 million to the project for FY2021-22.
Oct 2021 Expressions of Interest (EOI) process commenced.
Dec 2021 State significant development consent was granted for the project.
Apr 2022 The Minderoo Foundation was announced as naming rights partner to the Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre after providing a $15 million donation as part of an overall $50 million in philanthropic contributions towards the project.
Jun 2022 Health Infrastructure NSW awarded John Holland the construction contract for the project.
Jun 2022 The FY2022-23 NSW Budget allocated $100 million to the project in FY2022-23. The Budget also identified an increase of $50 million in the project's total estimated cost. The total cost is now $658 million.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Other |
New South Wales |