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Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.
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Big plans, better care for the long term

At a glance

  • Critical care services on one floor
  • 4 bed ICU for women
  • Dedicated helipad
  • 56 more overnight beds than current WCH
  • Future capacity for 20 extra beds
  • Future-proofing for cardiac surgery
  • Park Lands connectivity
  • Capacity for WCH and RAH to expand
  • Apr 2024

    First sod turned at the New WCH site

    Construction has begun for the $3.2 billion new Women’s and Children’s Hospital Project. A ceremonial turning of the sod was held this afternoon, as work gets underway on the 1,300 space multi-level car park and central energy facility.
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  • Apr 2024

    Updated Block and Stack plans released for consultation

    The latest concept designs for the updated 'block and stack' plans have now been released for consultation. These plans outline potential locations for clinical services and departments in the new hospital.
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  • Apr 2024

    Smoking Ceremony cleanses New WCH site

    In anticipation for the formal start of construction at the new Women’s and Children’s Hospital site, an Aboriginal smoking ceremony was performed to cleanse and heal the ground.
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Stay up to date with the latest news

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    30 April 2024

    Updated Block and Stack plans now available for consultation

    The latest concept designs for the updated 'block and stack' plans have now been released for consultation. These plans outline potential locations for clinical services and departments in the new hospital.
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    30 April 2024

    Smoking Ceremony cleanses New WCH site

    In anticipation for the formal start of construction at the new Women’s and Children’s Hospital site, an Aboriginal smoking ceremony was performed to cleanse and heal the ground.
  • Josh2jpg Copy
    30 April 2024

    First sod turned at the New WCH site

    Construction has begun for the $3.2 billion new Women’s and Children’s Hospital Project.