Media releases

Name the Crane Competition

Name the Crane Competition

Western Riverina primary school students have the chance to name a 44-metre-tall crane, which has been installed to support construction of the new Clinical Services Building. 

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Posted 06 Aug 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.

Posted 25 May 2022
First sod turned on new Clinical Services Building

First sod turned on new Clinical Services Building

First sod turned on the new Clinical Services Building; the centrepiece of the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment.

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Posted 06 Apr 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 Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment have been presented to Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council at a ceremony held on 14 March.

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Posted 14 Mar 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.

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Posted 16 Feb 2022
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.

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Posted 01 Nov 2021
Media Statement: 20/21 NSW State Budget

Media Statement: 20/21 NSW State Budget

The NSW Government has allocated $20 million in funding as part of the 2021-22 State Budget to continue planning and construction of the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment.

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Posted 29 Jun 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.

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Posted 30 Apr 2021
Artist's impression of new child care centre

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.
 

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Posted 30 Mar 2021
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.

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Posted 20 Dec 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.

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Posted 18 Sep 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.

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Posted 06 Jul 2020
New Ambulatory Care Hub opens doors to the public

New Ambulatory Care Hub opens doors to the public

An important milestone in the early works phase of the Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment will be marked on 25 May 2020 when the new Ambulatory Care Hub opens to the public. MLHD Chief Executive Jill Ludford said the Ambulatory Care Hub will provide additional oncology services, expanded outpatient specialist clinical spaces, rehabilitation gymnasium, allied health and Hospital in the Home.

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Posted 19 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.

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Posted 14 May 2020
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. 

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Posted 14 Oct 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.

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Posted 26 Sep 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.

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Posted 06 Aug 2019
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.

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Posted 19 Dec 2018