Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct

Under Delivery
Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct

The 2018-19 NSW Budget committed to delivering the $790 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct, to be located at Liverpool Hospital. The project will include:

  • a comprehensive cancer centre providing inpatient services
  • expanded capacity for ambulatory care services to be an alternative to hospital admissions
  • expanded neonatal intensive and maternity care capacity
  • expanded day surgery and interventional radiology capacity, and
  • expanded critical care and inpatient capacity
  • additional carparking.

The project will be delivered across two stages:

  • Stage 1 main works will include redevelopment of the hospital's main entrance, maternity services, outpatient and support services, including a new pathology department and expanded emergency department. 
  • Stage 2 main works will include construction of a new integrated services building with outpatient clinics, inpatient units, a Wellness Centre, and loading dock. 

The project will enable Liverpool Hospital to respond to growing demand in South Western Sydney. 

Key Dates

Dec 2018 Project Announcement
Mar 2022 Construction Commencement
Dec 2026 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NSW Government


Successful Tenderer: Lendlease
Related contracts:
Stage 1 early works
Successful Tenderer - Roberts Co

Stage 2 early works
Successful Tenderer - Multiplex


Jun 2018 The 2018-19 NSW Budget committed to delivering the $740 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct, allocating $3.5 million over FY2018-19.
Nov 2019 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) issued the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements for the project.
May 2020 DPIE announced the commencement of the public exhibition for the project's State Significant Development application. Exhibition closed on 25 June.
Jun 2020 The NSW Government anounced Multiplex as the successful tenderer for the second stage of early works. This will involve reconfiguration of carparks, a new kitchen facility, retail spaces, a new mortuary, helipad upgrades and a temporary education facility to enable hospital operations to continue when main works commence in early 2021.
Jun 2020 The design for the Precinct was unveiled.
Nov 2020 The 2020-21 NSW Budget reported that $47 million had been spent up to the end of the previous financial year, and allocated $53 million for the project in FY2020-21.
Nov 2020 The NSW Government issued planning approval for the State Significant Development application for the project.
Jun 2021 The 2021-22 NSW Budget allocated $93 million for FY 2021-22.
Aug 2021 The NSW Government awarded the main works contract to Lendlease.
Mar 2022 Construction commenced on the project.
Jun 2022 The 2022-23 NSW Budget allocated $127 million towards the project for FY2022-23.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
New South Wales |