• Karratha Health Campus

    Asset Owner

    Department of Health

    Karratha Health Campus

    Senior Project Director

    Adrian Duca (Strategic Projects, Department of Finance)

    Project Description

    New 40 bed health campus in Karratha town centre, replacing the existing Nickol Bay Hospital with expanded emergency and ambulatory care departments.

    Project Budget

    $207.2 million

    Contract Award Date

    3 July 2015

    Procurement Model

    Two Stage Managing Contractor (MC)

    Expected Completion

    June 2018

    Key Project Objectives

    The Karratha Health Campus has been developed in response to the identified regional need for:

    • improved emergency response with timely access to services for rural and remote communities including ambulatory care services;
    • patient, visitor and staff accommodation in Karratha where affordable short and long term accommodation is scarce and expensive;
    • enhanced Aboriginal health initiatives consistent with 'Closing the Gap'; and
    • increased access to specialist services closer to home through the enhancement of Information and Communication Technology and telehealth.

    Current Phase

    Delivery

    Website Link

    http://www.wacountry.health.wa.gov.au/karratha

    Lead Contractor

    Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd