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, 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|
|2031||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.|
|Sep 2022||The South Australian Government announced the SAPOL Barracks site as the new site for the hospital, as well as costs increasing to $3.2 billion.|
2022/09/27 (SA Gov)