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Temporary Road Closure – Back Road

16 June 2017

There’ll be temporary disruption to traffic on Back Road on the Herston site between 6:30am and 8:30am, Saturday 17 June 2017, to allow for important cabling activity.

Access will be maintained for all emergency vehicles.

No disruption to power or services is anticipated.

Herston Quarter Redevelopment newsletter - Issue 1

30 May 2017

The first issue of Reimagining Herston Quarter is now available.

To learn more about what’s happening on the Herston Quarter Redevelopment site, subscribe to receive regular reimagining updates.

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Exploratory trenching begins

25 May 2017

Exploratory works have started around the former Children’s Hospital this week. This work includes some jack hammering and digging to determine the type of rock and foundations on the site and isolate some underground cabling.

This work will generate some noise on site for the next three weeks.

These works are critical to isolate some services prior to demolition works and determine the machinery and approach required for excavation of the site later this year.



Activity update at Herston Quarter

16 May 2017

The disconnection of services in the old Royal Children’s Hospital on the Herston Quarter site is now underway as part of the first stage of the Herston Quarter redevelopment.

These works will take place over the coming months and will allow for the diversion of important cabling and future demolition of the building.

Every effort is being made to ensure minimal disruption to services on the site and staff will be made aware of when short term outages to data or telephones are anticipated.

Site preparation works begin at Herston Quarter

17 March 2017

Safety hoarding is being installed on the Herston Quarter site as part of the first site preparation works to get underway.

As a result of the hoarding, changes to pedestrian and vehicle access are now in place. Click below to see the alternate routes that are now available.

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Government works with business to seal deal on Herston Quarter

28 February 2017

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter project in Brisbane has been approved to proceed, with Australian Unity’s master planned health-related development moving to the contract close stage.

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Herston Quarter health precinct a step closer

23 February 2017

Queensland is a significant step closer to having a world-leading health precinct at Brisbane’s Herston Quarter after Australian Unity today executed a series of agreements for the development.

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Herston Quarter declared a priority development area

18 November 2016

The $1.1 billion Herston Quarter Redevelopment project has today been declared a Priority Development Area (PDA) — fast-tracking investment and job creation on the important inner-city site.

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Herston Quarter preferred tenderer announced

14 August 2016

Health and financial services company Australian Unity has been announced as the preferred tenderer to develop the site of the former children’s hospital at Herston …

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New specialist rehabilitation and surgical facilities for Herston Quarter

9 December 2015

A new 132-bed specialist rehabilitation centre will be built as part of the multi-million dollar Herston Quarter redevelopment as part of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

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State Government seeks detailed Herston Quarter proposals

1 October 2015

The Palaszczuk Government has launched the final stage of a competitive bid process to deliver a world-class health and commercial precinct adjoining the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) at Herston.

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Green light for Herston Quarter health precinct

10 July 2015

The Palaszczuk Government has shortlisted three proponents for the development of a world-class health precinct adjoining the Royal Brisbane Hospital at Herston, who will now work up detailed plans for the development of the precinct.

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