About our redevelopment
The $250 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment will deliver Griffith and the surrounding communities with state-of-the art health facilities and enhanced health services closer to home.

All major health services at the Griffith Base Hospital will be housed under one roof, in the purpose-built three storey Clinical Services Building designed to support contemporary models of care.
 
Other works as part of the redevelopment include the Non Clinical Services Building, demolition of old hospital buildings, landscaping and car parking.

The Redevelopment is scheduled for completion in 2025. 

Latest news

Project Newsletter October 2023

Project Newsletter October 2023

The latest redevelopment update was distributed via letterbox drop to over 13,000 homes and bsuinesses across Griffith and surrounds View PDF  

Posted 31 Oct 2023
Tower Crane Farewell

Tower Crane Farewell

Tower crane 'Hope', a significant landmark on Griffith’s skyline for almost 18 months will be farewelled this weekend.

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Posted 30 Oct 2023
Drone flyer over video for topping out

Drone flyer over video for topping out

New drone fly-over footage of the topping out milestone celebrated in October 2023 View Video  

Posted 09 Oct 2023
Redevelopment reaches highest point

Redevelopment reaches highest point

The ‘topping out’ ceremony is a significant milestone in the construction of this new health facility, which will  increase capacity to better meet the current and future health needs of the community

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Posted 09 Oct 2023

PROJECTS

  • Main Works

    Main Works

    Construction of the new Griffith Base Hospital Clinical Services Building commenced in 2022, with expected completion in 2025.

  • Landscaping

    Landscaping Strategy

    A landscape design for the spacious gardens circling the Hospital, and internal courtyards, is being developed in consultation with stakeholders. 

  • Parking

    Parking

    The 155 space temporary carpark opened at the front of the Hospital in July 2021. Additional new carparking will be constructed after the Clinical Services Building is completed
     

  • Early & Enabling Works

    Enabling Works

    The early and enabling works stage undertaken from 2018 - 2022 included three important phases of work to prepare the site for the construction of the new Hospital.

Milestones

  • Oct 2023
    Tower Crane Farewell

    Tower Crane Farewell

    Tower crane 'Hope', a significant landmark on Griffith’s skyline for almost 18 months will be farewelled this weekend.

  • Oct 2023
    Redevelopment reaches highest point

    Redevelopment reaches highest point

    The ‘topping out’ ceremony is a significant milestone in the construction of this new health facility, which will  increase capacity to better meet the current and future health needs of the community

  • Sep 2023
    Photography Competition

    Photography Competition

    Eight local photographers have been announced the winners of the Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment photographic competition

  • Jun 2023
    Art Commissions Announced

    Art Commissions Announced

    Local artists have been selected to create artworks which will be featured in the new Hospital, celebrating the region’s diverse multicultural and Aboriginal community.

  • May 2023
    ANZAC Day 2023

    ANZAC Day 2023

    Commemorative flags were hung from the 44-metre-tall crane at the Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment site in recognition of ANZAC Day on Tuesday 25 April.

  • Feb 2023
    SPECT-acular boost to patient imaging in Griffith

    SPECT-acular boost to patient imaging in Griffith

    A new SPECT-CT scanner is now operational at Griffith Base Hospital, delivered as part of the $250 million redevelopment.

  • Oct 2022
    Name the Crane Competition Winner Announced

    Name the Crane Competition Winner Announced

    St Patrick’s Primary School student, Celina Piva was announced winner of the ‘name the crane’ competition for her creative entry ‘Hope’.

  • May 2022
    Fly through animation - Clinical Services Building

    Fly through animation - Clinical Services Building

    New fly-through animation gives the community a first-look at the state-of-the art health facilities within the new three-storey Clinical Services Building.

  • Apr 2022
    SOD TURN FOR CLINICAL SERVICES BUILDING

    SOD TURN FOR CLINICAL SERVICES BUILDING

    Deputy Premier Paul Toole, Minister for Regional Health and Mental Health Bronnie Taylor and Duty MLC for Murray Wes Fang turned the first sod on the new Clinical Services Building.

  • Mar 2022
    Aboriginal artefacts returned to country

    Aboriginal artefacts returned to country

    Thousands of culturally significant Aboriginal stone artefacts discovered at the site of the $250 million redevelopment have been presented to Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council at a ceremony held on 14 March.

  • Feb 2022
    Minister announces Main Works contractor award

    Minister announces Main Works contractor award

    Minister for Regional Health Bronnie Taylor was in Griffith today to mark the milestone and said ADCO Constructions has been awarded the contract with work set to begin in the coming months.

  • Nov 2021
    Non Clinical Services Building - Construction Completion video

    Non Clinical Services Building - Construction Completion video

    A look at the machinery and manpower that contributed to construction of the new Non Clinical Services building, which opened in November 2021.

  • Nov 2021
    Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment reaches milestone

    Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment reaches milestone

    The $250 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment has reached a major milestone with the completion of the Non-Clinical Services Building and opening of the Paediatric Unit.

  • Apr 2021
    State Significant Development Application Lodged for Redevelopment

    State Significant Development Application Lodged for Redevelopment

    Marking an important milestone, Health Infrastructure has lodged the State Significant Development (SSD) application for the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment.

  • Mar 2021
    Project reaches major concrete pour milestone

    Project reaches major concrete pour milestone

    The first major concrete pour was completed this week as part of the new non clinical services building, marking a major milestone in the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment.
     

  • Dec 2020
    Developed design released for Clinical Services Building

    Developed design released for Clinical Services Building

    The developed design released for Griffith Base Hospital Clinical Services Building complements the unique Griffith Base Hospital site and the healthcare needs of local consumers while respecting the 1914 Walter Burley Griffin town-planning legacy.

  • Sep 2020
    Construction contract for the final early works package announced

    Construction contract for the final early works package announced

    Murrumbidgee Local Health District Chief Executive Jill Ludford today announced the construction contract for the final early works package has been awarded to Hutchinson Builders. This final early works package is forecast for completion in early 2022 ahead of main works commencing.

  • Jul 2020
    Archaeological report findings released

    Archaeological report findings released

    The $250 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment remains on track after the discovery of Aboriginal artefacts on the Hospital campus in May 2020. An archaeological report has confirmed the discovery of the Aboriginal stone artefacts. Measuring under 3 centimetres in size the artefacts are described as bipolar flakes - a very specific flaking technique used to make stone tools from very small pebbles.

  • May 2020
    New ambulatory care hub

    New ambulatory care hub

    The new Ambulatory Care Hub at Griffith Base Hospital opened in late May 2020. In this video you'll find out about the health services available at the Ambulatory Care Hub. The completion of this new building is an early milestone in the $250 million redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital.

  • May 2020
    Have your say about Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment

    Have your say about Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment

    The schematic design of the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment has today been released for community feedback. MLHD Chief Executive Jill Ludford said the release is another major milestone for the redevelopment project and provides the community with a first look at the detailed site plans for their new hospital.

  • Oct 2019
    Concept design unveiled for Hospital Redevelopment

    Concept design unveiled for Hospital Redevelopment

    Murrumbidgee Local Health District has today unveiled the concept design for the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment and is seeking your feedback. MLHD Chief Executive Jill Ludford said the concept design had been developed in consultation with the hospital’s user groups and key stakeholders.  Hospital staff and the wider community are invited to submit their feedback before 1 December 2019. 

  • Sep 2019
    Minister Hazzard announces concept design unveiled for Hospital Redevelopment

    Minister Hazzard announces concept design unveiled for Hospital Redevelopment

    People in the Griffith community will soon have the opportunity to have their say on the design of the exciting new $250 million Griffith Base Hospital. Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the full concept design will be released for community consultation next month with a series of information sessions planned from 17 October 2019.

  • Aug 2019
    Enabling works are underway

    Enabling works are underway

    Enabling works are underway for the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment and will result in an increase in construction activity on the health campus in 2019. The work includes internal refurbishments to the main medical services building, an extension to the Intensive Care Unit and an extension to the Inpatient Unit.

  • Dec 2018
    New funding announced for the full redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital

    New funding announced for the full redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital

    The NSW Government today announced a further $189 million in new funding for the full redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital, adding to $35 million already committed for Stage One. Deputy Premier and Leader of the NSW Nationals John Barilaro, together with Member for Murray Austin Evans, made the announcement today at Griffith Base Hospital as part of the 2018-19 Budget Half-Yearly Review.