Designing with future considerations Set to open late 2017, this $120m facility will provide more than 190 new beds, six operating theatres, two endoscopy theatres, six birthing suites and approximately 350 basement car parks. It also provides the first Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for the region and a comprehensive range of cardiac services, including a...

Fire safety audits and key stakeholder engagement at the forefront This $31 million redevelopment consists of a new four storey ward building and upgrade works within the existing hospital including new theatres, additional recovery bays and theatre support accommodation, and refurbishment of existing patient bedrooms and the internal atrium spaces. A three level glazed walkway connects the...

Fire modelling a modular design The new modular extension comprises of a 32 bed rehabilitation ward, day services consulting suite and a physiotherapy gym. Detailed fire models were undertaken to determine the required fire resistance of the modular framed construction. The performance approach resulted in reduced fire ratings to the structure coupled with a simplified construction...