Ipswich Hospital Expansion Stage 2

Ipswich Hospital Expansion Stage 2

The Ipswich Hospital Expansion Stage 2 is expected to deliver:

  • 200 new beds
  • a new purpose-built acute clinical service building
  • a new Emergency Department
  • six additional operating theatres
  • satellite medical imaging service, and
  • a new Central Sterilisation Service Department.

The project is part of Queensland's Capacity Expansion Program.

Key Dates

Jun 2022 Project Announcement
Oct 2022 EOIs Open
Nov 2022 EOIs Close
May 2023 Contract Award
2027 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Queensland Government


Procuring Agency: Queensland Health
Successful Tenderer: BESIX Watpac
Procurement note:

The project is being procured as a part of the Queensland Government's Capacity Expansion Program (CEP). The CEP will deliver $9.8 billion worth of new and upgraded hospitals across 15 separate projects. CEP projects are being procured using a Pre-Qualified Panel model. Under the model, interested parties submit EOIs outlinining the list of projects or ‘bundles of projects’ they wish to participate in. Contractors successfully appointed to the panel will then be selected to participate in a Request for Tenders (RFT) phase for particular projects, or packages of projects.

Related contracts:
Project Managment
Successful Tenderer - Turner & Townsend


Jun 2022 The project was confirmed as having been funded through the Capacity Expansion Program.
Oct 2022 Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to join a prequalified panel to deliver Capacity Expansion Program projects was released.
May 2023 The Queensland Government awarded the contract to deliver the project to BESIX Watpac under a Managing Contractor model.
Oct 2023 Turner & Townsend was awarded the Project Management contract for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Queensland |