The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment Stage Three

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment Stage Three

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) aims to improve healthcare services in Adelaide's western suburbs. Through Stage Three of the redevelopment, South Australian Government plans to build a new clinical service buildings offering:

  • an emergency department with 46 treatment bays
  • 12 operating theatres and day surgery suite
  • a 14-bed intensive care unit
  • a central sterile supply department
  • 52-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility
  • medical imaging and pathology spaces, and
  • staff support areas.

Stage One and Two included the construction of a multi-deck carpark with 500 spaces and refurbishment of the cardiac catheterisation lab. These stages were completed in July and December 2019 respectively. The clinical services building will be built on the site of the old car park.

Key Dates

Jul 2019 Stage One completed
Dec 2020 Stage Two completed
2021 Expected Construction Commencement on Stage Three main works
Jun 2024 Expected Construction Completion of Stage Three

Funding contributions

SA Government

South Australian Government made an initial commitment of $264 million for the project. In October 2020, the South Australian Government announced an additional $50 million for the project.


Jul 2019 Stage Two of the redevelopment - upgraded cardiac catheterisation facilities - was completed.
Dec 2019 Stage One of the redevelopment - construction of a 500-space car park - was completed.
Oct 2020 South Australian Government announced the scope of Stage Three has been expanded to include extra emergency unit bays, additional operating theatre and expanded inpatient rehabilitation facility.
Jun 2021 The 2021-22 South Australian Budget allocated $62 million to the project for FY2021-22, and announced the expected construction completion as June 2024.
Estimated Total Cost
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