Project

Flinders Medical Centre Upgrade and Expansion

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Flinders Medical Centre Upgrade and Expansion

The Flinders Medical Centre upgrade and expansion includes:

  • additional 136 beds (majority of which will be single rooms) – two-thirds of the additional beds will be overnight beds with one-third to be same-day beds
  • upgrade and expansion of the Margaret Tobin Centre for mental health
  • upgrade of outdated wards
  • an expanded Intensive Care Unit
  • new operating theatres
  • expanded medical imaging, and
  • a new eye surgery clinic.

Key Dates

2022 Project Announcement
2028 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
SA Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: SA Health Infrastructure

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2022 The 2022-23 SA Budget included a $400 million commitment – jointly funded by the Federal and SA Governments – to deliver the Flinders Medical Centre upgrade and expansion. However, only $161 million has been profiled over the next four years, with the remainder outside the forward estimates.
Mar 2024 The SA Government announced early works would commence on the primary tower package in April.
May 2024 The 2024-25 Federal Budget allocated $190 million to the project over the four-year Budget period, including $20 million in FY2024-25.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
South Australia |
Resources
Media releases
2024/03/24
2022/05/09