The New Women's and Children's Hospital will be located next to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital on Port Road in North Adelaide. The scope of works for the new hospital include:
- 500 treatment spaces
- 170 outpatient rooms
- 43 Emergency Department treatment spaces
- 14 Women's Assessment Service treatment spaces
- two air bridges and a bridge over the rail line onsite
- a 1215-space car park
- site preparation works associated to clearing the site, including re-location of existing services
- expansion of Port Road Bridge to include an additional lane for vehicles
- a new pedestrian and cyclist path along the southern side of Port Road
- connections to the existing Royal Adelaide Hospital site, and
- intersection upgrades, road realignments and associated works.
In addition, the project will include environmentally sustainable design features such as rainwater capture and storage, design for waste-to-landfill minimisation, resilient design to withstand climate change events and low emissions building materials. The facility will also become Australia’s first all-electric hospital, and will not be connected to the gas network.
|Jul 2021||EOIs Open|
|Aug 2021||EOIs Close|
|Feb 2022||Contract Award|
|2026||Expected Construction Completion|
|Procuring Agency:||SA Department for Infrastructure and Transport|
The project will be delivered using a Managing Contractor procurement model.
The $1.95 billion project will be delivered over two-stages with the South Australian Department for Infrastructure and Transport set to work with Lendlease to first finalise the facility design and planning for construction before early works commence on-site.
|Jun 2020||Procurement for Professional Service Contractors was finalised in June 2020 with A+ Joint Venture chosen as the Architect, IGHE Joint Venture as the Engineer and Rider Levett Bucknall as the Cost Manager.|
|Jun 2021||The 2021-22 South Australian Budget revealed the project's estimated total cost as $1.95 billion. The Budget allocated $1.1 billion over the forward estimates, including $84 million in FY2021-22.|
|Jun 2021||The South Australian Department of Infrastructure and Transport commenced a market sounding process for a Managing Contractor to oversee delivery of the New Women’s and Children’s Hospital.|
|Jul 2021||The Master Plan was released, which revealed the scope of works includes 43 Emergency Department treatment spaces.|
|Jul 2021||The SA Department for Infrastructure and Transport, on behalf of SA Health, opened Expressions of Interest for a Managing Contractor to deliver the project, with EOIs closing 17 August.|
|Feb 2022||The South Australian Department for Infrastructure and Transport appointed Lendlease as the Managing Contractor to construct the hospital.|
|Jun 2022||The SA Government in its 2022-23 Budget allocated $1.44 billion over the next four years, including $157 million in FY2022-23. The Budget also confirmed an additional $100 million in funding to deliver 50 additional beds as part of the project – bringing the total estimated cost to $2 billion.|