Completed Projects

Since HIP began in 2008, numerous projects have been completed and are now providing quality health services to people in our community and surrounding areas. Below is a list of the most recently completed projects and the services they provide.

Adult Mental Health Unit

Officially opened in March 2012, the Adult Mental Health Unit at Canberra Hospital represents a significant enhancement in the range of mental health services available to the community.

The 40-bed Adult Mental Health Unit replaced the existing Psychiatric Services Unit. It provides specialised care and treatment for people with mental illness who need short-term intensive therapy where less restrictive options aren't suitable or available.

For more information, please visit the Adult Mental Health Services webpage.

Belconnen Community Health Centre

The Belconnen Community Health Centre opened in November 2013, and is home to a range of health services to support a diverse and growing local community.

The building is a short walk from the Belconnen Westfield Bus Interchange, and some parking is available on site. Walking through the main doors visitors enter the central reception area where staff will direct them to their appointment in the clinics across the centre.

For more information, please visit the Belconnen Community Health Centre webpage.

Calvary Car Park

Calvary Hospital’s new $16.87m five-story car park was opened by Minister for Health Simon Corbell on Thursday 17 December 2015, two months ahead of schedule.

The project involved the construction of a five-storey 704 vehicle car park on the Calvary Bruce hospital campus for staff, patients and visitors, offering a net increase of more than 515 vehicle car parking spaces for the Calvary Hospital campus.

The new car park is situated on the western side of the existing outdoor car parking in front of the Calvary Hospital main entry.

For more information, visit the Calvary Car Park webpage.

Canberra Region Cancer Centre

The Canberra Region Cancer Centre received its first patients on Monday, 18 August 2014.

The Centre offers a full complement of services designed to address all aspects of cancer treatment, driving progress in the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. Co-locating services under one roof creates a more consistent patient experience and enables a multidisciplinary team approach and cohesive service delivery.

The Centre includes an ACT Pathology collection centre, Pharmacy, Patient and Family Lounge, Patient Information Centre and services operated by Non-Government Organisations.

For more information, please visit the Canberra Region Cancer Centre webpage.

Centenary Hospital for Women and Children

The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, located at Canberra Hospital, co-locates of services including paediatrics, maternity services, the neonatal intensive care unit, gynaecology and fetal medicine, the birth centre and specialised outpatient services. It was opened in two stages, the first opening in August 2012 and the second stage opening in December 2013.

The three-storey building provides close to 150 beds, ambulatory care (outpatient) consult rooms, clinical office space, education and training facilities, and family accommodation. It also incorporates a play ground, cafe and landscaped spaces.

For more information, please visit the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children webpage.

Duffy House

Opened in September 2012, 'Duffy House' is a 'home-away-from-home' accommodation for up to six regional patients and six carers during cancer treatment at Canberra Hospital, which typically lasts for six to eight weeks.

For more information, please visit the Canberra Region Cancer Centre Services webpage.

Gungahlin Community Health Centre

The Gungahlin Community Health Centre opened in September 2012 and was built close to the Gungahlin main shopping precinct.

The Gungahlin Community Health Centre focuses on the specific health needs of the Gungahlin community and surrounding areas. The care provided by the community health centre is multidisciplinary, collaborative, and provided in a culturally safe environment.

For more information, please visit the Gungahlin Community Health Centre webpage.

New Building 15

New Building 15 is a dedicated outpatient facility at Canberra Hospital, located adjacent to the Southern Car Park for ease of access. It co-locates numerous outpatient services under one roof for greater accessibility, with a centralised reception and waiting area.

For more information, visit the Outpatient Services webpage.

Southern Car Park at Canberra Hospital

The Southern Multi-storey car park opening in December 2010 and is the primary parking area for use by staff, visitors, carers and patients.

The Southern Multi-storey car park has 1800 parking spaces across eight levels, with public parking on levels 1 - 4 and staff parking on levels 5 - 8. The car park is well lit and within easy walking distance of the hospital.

For more information, please visit the Parking at Canberra Hospital webpage.

Tuggeranong Community Health Centre

The expanded and refurbished Tuggeranong Community Health Centre opened for business on Thursday, 27 March 2014 and provides a range of health services to support a diverse and growing community in a fresh, modern environment.

The centre is located on the corner of Anketell and Pitman Streets, opposite the Hyperdome and Tuggeranong Bus Interchange.

For more information, please visit the Tuggeranong Community Health Centre webpage.

Other Projects

The Health Infrastructure Program has completed many other projects, including refurbishments of clinical areas and offices, expansions of surgery suites and upgrades of major medical equipment and ICT across ACT Health facilities.

For more information about a particular project, please email HIP@act.gov.au