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First sod turned for $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment

Friday 8 April 2022

The first sod has been turned for a new Clinical Services Building, the centrepiece of the $250 million Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment.  

The hospital redevelopment, due for completion in 2025, will deliver Griffith and the surrounding communities with state-of-the art health facilities and enhanced health services closer to home.  

The state-of-the-art Clinical Services Building will include: 

  • an improved emergency department; 

  • significant increase in specialist geriatric and rehabilitation beds; 

  • new operating theatres; 

  • surgical, and medical inpatient units, including four beds to support patients experiencing mental illness  

  • maternity, medical imaging and paediatrics; and    

  • expanded outpatient services with more specialist clinics, renal and oncology services. 

Health services will continue without interruption during construction of the new Clinical Services Building. 

Along with Griffith Hospital Redevelopment, the NSW Government has invested in major health infrastructure projects in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District including the: 

  • completed $431 million redevelopment of Wagga Wagga Base Hospital
  • $30 million multi-storey car park at the Wagga Wagga hospital site
  • $50 million Tumut Hospital redevelopment
  • Tumut Ambulance Station, as part of the $232 million Rural Ambulance Infrastructure Reconfiguration program
  • ​$80 million investment in Temora Hospital and $25 million investment in Finley Hospital. ​

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