This interactive timeline brings the New WCH Project to life, charting the inception of the New WCH Taskforce to the present day. Scroll down to view the entries in chronological order.
Early Works to Commence on New WCH
Work is set to begin on our new hospital, marking a significant milestone in this important project, with a $306 million package of early works now finalised.
New WCH Master Plan Revealed
The New WCH has reached another major milestone with the release of the Master Plan for the Barracks site. The Master Plan reveals key details about the benefits our new hospital will deliver for South Australian women, children and their families.
'Block and Stack' Plans Released
The ‘block and stack’ plans for our new hospital on the Barrack’s site have been released. The plans map out where clinical services and departments could be located within each of the new building’s 10 levels.
New WCH Legislation Passed
Legislation to fast-track the development of the New Women’s and Children’s Hospital has passed through both houses of parliament, allowing the next stage of planning works to begin on our new, world-class hospital.
New Site Identified
The State government have announced that the nWCH will now be built at the SAPOL Barracks site, near the Royal Adelaide Hospital, providing space for both hospitals to expand in the future.
nWCH Project reaches an Australia-first milestone
The new Women's and Children's Hospital will be Australia’s first all-electric hospital.
Consultation begins on nWCH
The nWCH Engagement Strategy has been released
nWCH Leadership Forum
More than 200 leaders from across the Women’s and Children’s Health Network took part in a planning workshop
The State Government announced a $550 million funding commitment to begin planning for a new Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
New WCH Taskforce Announced
The New WCH Taskforce membership was announced.