No new major projects in Victoria’s State Budget
Victoria’s State Budget has accommodated funding for major projects initiated by the former Labor government, but will not start any new major projects because of the higher than expected debt incurred, according to Treasurer Kim Wells.
Brisbane’s Mater Hospital refurbishment project complete
Brisbane’s Mater Hospital refurbishment project has been complete. The $3 million project involved making the interior of the reception and waiting area and all wards on levels 8-10 including nurse’s stations, corridors and patient lounges of the hospital into a hotel-like space. “The intent for the refurbishment was for a more hotel-like feel and for […]
Prabesh Aryal, health development project manager
After graduating with a qualification in business management in the mid-1980s, Prabesh Aryal’s career path seemed set. But like the development projects the Nepalese project manager now manages, such a path is never predictable, and it was not long before the discipline of project management captured his attention. Following stints as a government and banking […]
Project: ACT Health’s Walk-in Centre
The Australian Capital Territory was approaching crisis point. A shortage of emergency department staff and general practitioners meant that patients needing treatment for a whole spectrum of ailments would have to wait their turn: those needing stitches alongside those with a sprained ankle. Something had to be done. “We were looking at different ways that […]