Project

New Shellharbour Hospital

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
New Shellharbour Hospital

The new Shellharbour Hospital aims to meet increased demand for health services in the Southern Illawarra region. The new hospital will be constructed on a greenfield site in Dunmore NSW and is expected to provide acute medical and surgical services, mental health services, rehabilitation and aged care services, outpatient and ambulatory care, and associated support services, in addition to an emergency department and multi-storey car park.

The project is being delivered by NSW Health Infrastructure, in partnership with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Key Dates

May 2019 Project committed to proceed through NSW and Federal Government
Sep 2020 Scope changed through additional funding from NSW Government
2021 Site for new hospital selected
2028 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
NSW Government

The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $10 million in FY2020-21 for the project.

PROJECT HISTORY

2019 Early works commenced on redevelopment of existing Shellharbour Hospital.
Sep 2020 The NSW Government committed a further $320 million to the proposed Shellharbour Hospital Redevelopment in addition to the $251 million previously committed to the project, as part of its COVID-19 Recovery Plan.
Nov 2020 Site selection commenced, with the NSW Government calling for proposals from landowners of suitable greenfield sites until 4 December 2020.
May 2021 The NSW Government announced the site for the new hospital. It will be built on a greenfield site on Dunmore Road, Dunmore.
Jun 2021 The 2021-22 NSW Budget allocated $40 million to the project for FY2021-22.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales | National |
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