Expressions of Interest sought for Geraldton Hospital upgrade

  • Major upgrade for Geraldton Health Campus moves forward with the $122.7 million development out for tender today
  • The McGowan Government is calling for Expressions of Interest for the construction of the Geraldton Health Campus
  • Redevelopment includes an expanded emergency department, a new intensive care unit with a redeveloped high dependency unit, a new integrated mental health service, and the expansion of car parking 
  • Geraldton’s Health Campus is set for a $122.7 million upgrade, improving clinical capacity in emergency and critical care and inpatient mental health services.

    The McGowan Government has today called for Expressions of Interest for the main construction works of the Geraldton Health Campus and development of an integrated Mid-West mental health service.

    Plans include a new building along with the refurbishment of existing infrastructure.

    Work to prepare the Geraldton Health Campus site for redevelopment – including a new car park, changes to the hospital’s main entrance, and emergency department vehicle entry – have been completed.

    Further information regarding the Expression of Interest is available on the Tenders WA website. Applications close 20 January 2023.

    As stated by Health Minister Amber-Jane Sanderson:

    “Today’s opening of the Expressions of Interest for the Geraldton Health Campus is a milestone in this major project for the Mid-West.

    “This will be the single biggest investment in Geraldton Hospital since the Gallop Government redeveloped the hospital in the early 2000s.

    “This significant project will make a very real difference to healthcare for Western Australians living in the Mid-West.”

    As stated by Finance Minister Tony Buti:

    “The $122.7 million Geraldton Health Campus project will expand critical care services in the region, and support local jobs and the economy through the construction works.

    “The managing contractor model will facilitate the delivery of the next stage of this important project within specified timeframes and offer value for money for the State.”

    As stated by Geraldton MLA Lara Dalton:

    “The Expression of Interest stage is an exciting milestone for the local community with the redevelopment well underway.

    “It will provide a boost to the local economy during the construction phase and support local jobs.

    “I know the people of Geraldton and the Mid-West will be very happy to see this project moving forward, and closer to completion.

    “This project was a significant election commitment for the region and ensures we strengthen quality health care for the Mid-West region.”

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