Townsville University Hospital Expansion

Under Procurement
Townsville University Hospital Expansion

The Townsville University Hospital Expansion project will add an additional 143 beds to the existing facility.

The project aims to address growing demand for health services throughout the region and maintain health care for a growing population.

The expansion will include:

  • an addition 143 hospital beds for rehabilitation and surgical patients
  • additional day-procedure spaces, and
  • the relocation of the helicopter landing pad to the roof, clearing space for a new clinical building.

Key Dates

Sep 2020 Project Announcement
Oct 2022 EOIs Open
Nov 2022 EOIs Close
2026 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Queensland Government


Procuring Agency: Queensland Health
Procurement note:

The project is being procured as a part of the Queensland Government's Capacity Expansion Project (CEP). The CEP will deliver $9.8 billion worth of new and upgraded hospitals across 15 separate projects. CEP projects are being procured using a Pre-Qualified Panel model. Under the model, interested parties submit EOIs outlinining the list of projects or ‘bundles of projects’ they wish to participate in. Contractors successfully appointed to the panel will then be selected to participate in a Request for Tenders (RFT) phase for particular projects, or packages of projects.


Jun 2022 The project was confirmed as having been funded through the Capacity Expansion Program.
Oct 2022 Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to join a prequalified panel to deliver Capacity Expansion Program projects was released.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Queensland |