WA New Women and Babies Hospital

WA New Women and Babies Hospital

The WA Government has allocated $1.8 billion to a Special Purpose Account for a new Women and Babies Hospital. The location of the new hospital will be at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital campus, north of Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital G Block, and will replace King Edward Memorial Hospital, WA’s only referral centre for complex pregnancies.

Key Dates

Dec 2020 Project Announcement
2023 Expected Construction Commencement

Funding contributions

WA Government


Dec 2020 The Mid-year review set aside $1.8 billion for the project. By this stage, preliminary planning had already commenced following the initial investment of $3.3 million in the 2019-20 State Budget.
Feb 2021 Artist impressions of the new Women and Babies Hospital were unveiled.
Jan 2022 The WA Government confirmed the site location for the project, which will be constructed north of Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital G Block at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre. The scope of works and designs will be determined by a detailed business case and project definition plan, which were expected to be completed by the end of 2022.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Western Australia |
Government resources
Mid-year Review 2021-21