The $689 million RHH Redevelopment project was jointly funded by the Australian and Tasmanian Government. RHH Redevelopment is transforming Australia’s second oldest hospital into a modern, inpatient facility for generations of Tasmanian’s to come. It will be the State’s largest ever health infrastructure project.
This was the first stage of a multi-staged Master plan for the RHH and Repatriation Centre sites. A building Master plan has been created for the Royal Hobart Hospital site, which sets out a long-term site upgrade process. This will eventually see the majority of buildings on site being demolished and re-built. The first stage involved the demolition of Building B, and the construction of the new Building, K-block.
K-block is 39,000m², including 10 floors, plant rooms, helipad and its ante-room. The construction of K-block will exceed bed numbers required under the Inter-Governmental Agreement that requires an increased inpatient bed capacity of 250 beds.
The fire services scope of work includes the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and defects liability maintenance of all systems:
Managing contractor: John Holland Fairbrother Joint Venture (JHFJV)
Completion date: October 2019
Fire Services Project Value: $7.4M