Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Redevelopment

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Redevelopment

In the lead up to the 2019 NSW State Election, the NSW Government committed $750 million to the redevelopment of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The redevelopment will include the refurbishment of existing hospital spaces and a new hospital building, as well as an expanded and enhanced:

  • Emergency Department
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • medical imaging services
  • operating theatres
  • maternity, birthing and neonatal services, and
  • adult impatient accommodation/beds

The redevelopment of RPA will also complement the NSW Government's creation of Tech Central, one of the largest innovation communities in the Southern Hemisphere.

Key Dates

Mar 2019 Project Announcement
2021 Enabling works to begin
Dec 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
2026 New hospital building to be operational
Dec 2027 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NSW Government


Mar 2019 Going into the 2019 State Election, the NSW Government announced that it will invest $750 million for the project.
Oct 2020 NSW Government announced that the delivery of the project has been brought forward by one year, as part of the State's COVID-19 Recovery Plan.
Jun 2021 The 2021-22 NSW Budget allocated $66 million to the project in FY2021-22.
Aug 2022 Health Infrastructure NSW lodged a Request for the SEARs to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.
Aug 2022 The NSW Department of Planning and Environment issued the Secretary Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for the project.
Sep 2022 The NSW Government released the concept designs for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Unconfirmed |
New South Wales |