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Apr 2020

Baby diagnosed with Coronavirus in South Australia

Published in News on April 01, 2020

In South Australia, a mom and her baby were tested positive with COVID-19. The mother is a 40-year-old woman who, with her baby, recently came back from Iran. SA Health informed the public that both the mom and baby’s conditions are stable and are “doing well” in the healthcare facility. Another COVID-19 patient is identified as a 58-year-old man who recent...

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Mar 2020

Warburton Hospital for Sale

Published in News on March 23, 2020

A Melbourne landmark, the Warburton Hospital and Wellness Facility, will soon be renovated and utilized as a European-style medispa and health retreat center. Ever since this establishment was closed a decade ago, the building and all its furnishing have been flawlessly maintained. It’s operating theater is still well-equipped and ready for use. The beds even have sheets...

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Feb 2020

Queensland Resort could be coronavirus quarantine site

Published in News on February 28, 2020

In Queensland alone, there have been five confirmed cases of the highly-contagious COVID-19. People who had recently been in contact with a person who has the virus or had a recent travel history to China are required to do self-isolation or home quarantine to control the spread of the virus. As reported by Jeanette Young, the Chief Health Officer of Queensland, there are more...

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Feb 2020

Second Queensland Coronavirus Case Takes National Toll to Nine

Published in News on February 03, 2020

As of the moment, there are 9 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Australia. The ninth person that was recently diagnosed is identified to be a 42-year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan. She was part of the tour group wherein another 44-year-old patient, who was diagnosed yesterday in Queensland, also belonged. Queensland’s Health Department stated that th...

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Jan 2020

Lang Walker gives $26m to Western Sydney University

Published in News on January 31, 2020

Lang Walker, who is a businessman, donated a whopping $26 million to Western Sydney University. This generous financial sponsorship from Walker is intended for the construction of a professorship at one of WSU’s buildings and a medical center at Campbelltown Hospital. This is in line with the university’s efforts in joining an infrastructure surge which includes met...

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Dec 2019

Bundaberg Hospital announcement a big win for community's future

Published in News on December 13, 2019

Flood risks and growth constraints at the current location of Bundaberg Hospital urged the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board and Service to present a preliminary business case last April for its renovation or complete reconstruction.   This initial step was followed by an announcement made by the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, which was welcomed by the Wi...

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Dec 2019

$1B Heart Start: Major new hospital for the outer west

Published in News on December 09, 2019

Promising advancements in Melbourne’s health care system awaits as it makes way for the construction of a brand new hospital in Melton.   The Andrews Government recently announced to the public that a “cutting-edge hospital of the future” will be operated by Western Health which will be located in Toolern, just outside Melton. This new facility will off...

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Dec 2019

Three in race for $1.5b hospital

Published in News on December 03, 2019

Three construction companies have been shortlisted by the Andrews Government to build the Footscray Hospital, which is considered to be the biggest hospital in Victoria to date. The new hospital worth $1.5 billion will be built beside Victoria University’s Footscray Park campus and will feature 504 patient beds. It is intended to replace the current hospital which has bee...

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Sep 2019

Hospital expansion revealed

Published in News on September 30, 2019

The Health Minister, Jenny Mikakos, recently revealed the designs for the upcoming redevelopment of Sunshine Hospital’s emergency unit. There are a total of additional 31 spaces which is worth $29.6 million. In addition, there will be 12 new treatment cubicles and 12 new short-stay beds in the new emergency department valued at $44.3 million. All of these will enable the...

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Aug 2019

Government Signs Off $424M Campbelltown Redevelopment

Published in News on August 23, 2019

ASX-listed CIMIC Group, Australia’s biggest contractor, was awarded a multi-million construction contract for Campbelltown Hospital second stage of redevelopment. The construction has recently begun and is expected to finish by 2023.   The first stage of the project was completed back in 2016 and was officially opened to the public in 2017. It featured a building w...

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