New Mount Barker Hospital

New Mount Barker Hospital

The New Mount Barker Hospital will be built on the existing Mount Barker District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital 's location.

The scope of the project will incude:

  • inpatient capacity of 102 beds
  • expanded capacity in specialist maternity beds, paediatric short-stay beds, rehabilitation beds, medical and surgical beds, and palliative care beds
  • new operating theatres and post-surgery recovery beds
  • chemotherapy and renal dialysis services
  • new outpatient, community and allied health facilities, including consulting suites, an allied health gymnasium, and telehealth and in-reach services
  • onsite dispensing pharmacies and pathology laboratories, and
  • a 12-bed mental health unit


Key Dates

Mar 2022 Project Announcement
2027 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

SA Government


Jun 2022 The 2022-23 SA Budget allocated $220 million in funding to the project.
Jan 2023 Following the Rapid Site Assessment it was announced that the project will be built on the existing Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital location.
Jan 2023 The South Australian Government announced that enabling works were anticipated to commence at the end of 2023.
Jun 2023 A further $101 million was allocated to the project in the 2023-24 SA Budget, which takes the total funding to $321 million.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
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