Latest News - 2024

An example of the manipulated bicycle reflectors that are being used by the artist

Renowned local artist to feature in new building

A large artwork made of thousands of individual light reflectors – like those found on bicycle wheels – will be one of the major artworks for the new precinct.

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Posted 18 Apr 2024
Construction starts on new Tamworth Mental Health Unit

Construction starts on new Tamworth Mental Health Unit

Tamworth and surrounding communities are a step closer to enhanced mental health services, with construction underway on a new mental health unit at the Tamworth Hospital campus.

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Posted 09 Apr 2024
March / April Stakeholder Update

March / April Stakeholder Update

Get the latest news from the site

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Posted 04 Apr 2024
Hospital staff with the displays available for you to order

Floor plans and renders available to order

Large printouts of the plans for each floor of the new building that show the connection points to the existing hospital are now available for you to order. 

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Posted 03 Apr 2024
Gunnedah local workforce forum

Gunnedah local workforce forum

Local trades are encouraged to attend an information session on Tuesday 9 April to learn about opportunities to be involved in construction for the Gunnedah Hospital Redevelopment.

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Posted 01 Apr 2024
February site update - video

February site update - video

Check out our video update of site progress

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Posted 28 Mar 2024
JHHIP making connections

JHHIP making connections

The project team has commenced ‘breaking through’ from the back of the existing John Hunter Hospital.   

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Posted 26 Mar 2024
Local artist Ellie Hannon

Drawing inspiration from familiar places

Local artist Ellie Hannon creates six new artworks for the precinct.

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Posted 25 Mar 2024
Participants of Jump Start 2023

Join the construction industry

Registrations open for female high school students 

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Posted 12 Mar 2024
Some of the 68 women who are part of the project

Meet the women building our hospital

Women employed on the project are contributing valuable skills and building their careers, making up 16 per cent of the workers on site each day.

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Posted 12 Mar 2024
JHHIP welcomes ACT Health Minister

JHHIP welcomes ACT Health Minister

The John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct (JHHIP) team recently welcomed Rachel Stephen-Smith, ACT Minister for Health and staff from Major Projects Canberra, ACT Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services.

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Posted 07 Mar 2024
Construction tender release

Construction tender release

We have recently released the construction tender for the Muswellbrook Hospital Stage 3 Redevelopment.  

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Posted 04 Mar 2024
Tamworth Mental Health Unit a step closer

Tamworth Mental Health Unit a step closer

Residents in Tamworth and surrounding communities are a step closer to enhanced mental health services, with a builder now appointed to construct the new Tamworth Mental Health Unit. 

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Posted 29 Feb 2024
Aboriginal staff members with the project team

Information sessions for Aboriginal staff

Two sessions were held this month to offer more information and answer any questions that Aboriginal staff may have. 

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Posted 22 Jan 2024