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WA:’Culture of Fear’ at Perth Hospital Site
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Thursday September 14 2017

WA:’Culture of Fear’ at Perth Hospital Site

Building giant John Holland created a "culture of fear" at Perth's new children's hospital site that can be blamed for the scandals that have plagued the...

Brisbane Hospital Removing Flammable Cladding
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Wednesday September 6 2017

Brisbane Hospital Removing Flammable Cladding

Cladding on Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital will be removed after being deemed more flammable than initially thought.

A Different Kind of Hospital Care
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Tuesday July 11 2017

A Different Kind of Hospital Care

The Australian government's 2017-18 budget claims to provide record levels of financial assistance to state governments to deliver public hospital services, from $13.8 billion in 2013-14...

SA:’$1mln a day’ Hospital now in SA hands
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Thursday June 15 2017

SA:’$1mln a day’ Hospital now in SA hands

It's going to cost taxpayers more than $1 million a day for the next 29 years, but the South Australian government says it remains a good...

WA Labor Puts 26 Liberal Projects Under the Microscope
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Wednesday May 17 2017

WA Labor Puts 26 Liberal Projects Under the Microscope

As many as 26 projects entered into by the former Liberal government are set to go under the microscope as the new Labour government in that...

New Royal Adelaide Hospital Comes up ‘Short’
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Tuesday May 16 2017

New Royal Adelaide Hospital Comes up ‘Short’

Doctors are "horrified" by the lack of adequate space at the new $2 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital, opposition health spokesman Stephen Wade says.

Firewall Concerns at Perth Kid’s Hospital
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Thursday May 4 2017

Firewall Concerns at Perth Kid’s Hospital

Western Australia's building regulator is investigating claims of defective firewalls at the new Perth Children's Hospital, as the construction union warns that replacing them could take...

Source of ‘Lead’ at WA Kids Hospital Identified
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Thursday May 4 2017

Source of ‘Lead’ at WA Kids Hospital Identified

Brass fittings are the key source of lead leaching at the Perth Children's Hospital, rather than the "dead leg" in the ring main, the state government...

More Delays at Perth Children’s Hospital
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Friday April 21 2017

More Delays at Perth Children’s Hospital

The construction of Perth's new children's hospital is complete but the facility won't open until July at the earliest as the government is still dealing with...

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Sep 27 2018
New Renal Unit Opened at SA Hospital

Children with life-long or chronic conditions will benefit from a redeveloped medical day unit and renal dialysis unit at Adelaide's Women's and Children's hospital.

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Infrastructure
Sep 14 2018
Business SA Backs Airport Tram Plan

A plan to build a tram link to Adelaide Airport has won the support of South Australia's peak business body.

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Aug 22 2018
SA:Hospital Site Safety Defended at Inquest

The death of a man while working on a scissor lift during construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital does not mean safety on the project...

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Green
Aug 1 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospitals Program Targets 150-hospitals

Since its launch in 2009, the innovative waste management and recycling program has grown to operate in 138 hospitals throughout Australia and New Zealand. It is...

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Public
Jul 31 2018
New Adelaide Hospital to Cost $1.8bn

A confidential analysis shows Adelaide's new Women's and Children's Hospital will cost up to $1.8 billion and be restricted to seven storeys at the site of...

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Public
Jun 6 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospital Leads by Example

The Vinyl Council of Australia has confirmed that its expanding PVC Recycling in Hospitals program remains unaffected by changes in international waste management policies, including China’s...

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Apr 10 2018
Perth Children's Hospital to Open in May

Firm dates have finally been set for the staged opening of the problem-plagued Perth Children's Hospital, almost three years later than originally planned.

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Mar 27 2018
SA:RAH Trauma Rooms Designed Too Small

Resuscitation and trauma rooms at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital are not fit for purpose, creating risk for patients, the incoming South Australian government says.

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Mar 27 2018
More Funds for Nepean Hospital Upgrade

The NSW government has announced more money for a western Sydney hospital redevelopment, as the opposition ramps up its attack of stadium funding it says should...

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