Onslow Health Service

The Onslow Health Service redevelopment includes a brand new hospital and new facilities for key health services, brought together in a modern, healthcare hub.

Project overview

The Onslow Health Service redevelopment includes a brand new hospital and new facilities for key health services, brought together in a modern, healthcare hub.

Construction commenced in 2016 and is expected to be completed in 2018.

The $41.8million redevelopment is supported by $19.8 million from Royalties for Regions and $22 million from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project, as part of its $250 million commitment to upgrading Onslow’s social and critical infrastructure.



16 November 2016

 Onslow Health Service construction go-ahead Media Statements

10 August 2016

Onslow latest beneficiary of North West Health Initiative Media Statements
9 December 2014 21st century hospital and health care for Onslow Media Statements
15 December 2014 Department of State Development announces infrastructure investment for Onslow

Department of State Development

Building site with machine pouring concrete
The first concrete pour at Onslow Health Service

New public parking off McGrath Avenue

Public parking, inpatients and emergency entrance to Onslow Hospital are now accessed via McGrath Avenue. Please follow the on-site signage.


See Onslow Health Service take shape

Click to see a drone's eye view of the brand new healthcare hub.

Click on the image to see a timelapse video of construction of the Onslow Health Service



Improved facilities for key health services

Local residents and visitors to the Onslow Health Service will experience the comfort and amenity of a modern, purpose-built and architect-designed health care hub.

  • Purpose-built rooms for child health, community mental health, community health nursing, physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and counselling.
  • State-of-the-art telehealth links for access to a wide range of specialists.


New and expanded emergency department and hospital

When complete, the Onslow Health Service will provide expanded emergency and outpatient facilities to meet current and future health needs of this rapidly growing coastal town.

The new hospital will include:

  • Expanded three-bay emergency department (two acute care and one resuscitation bay)
  • Six-bed medical inpatient unit with modern, single rooms
  • Modern entrance, waiting area and triage to allow for better patient flow and greater privacy
  • Brand new information communications and technology and telehealth links for instant access to emergency specialists in Hedland Health Campus, Karratha Health Campus and Perth hospitals
  • Purpose-built digital imaging department
  • Modern, comfortable and purpose-built outpatient centre
  • New dental clinic
  • New facilities for hospital support areas, administration support and a new morgue

Construction photo gallery

The brand new Onslow Health Service is taking shape adjacent to the existing hospital. Scroll down to see how construction is progressing.


January 2017
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March 2017
March 2017
March 2017
First concrete pour
June 2017
June 2017


A Community Reference Group has been established with members invited from the local community including the Shire of Ashburton, local Aboriginal groups, Police, St John Ambulance, Aboriginal Medical Service, Silver Chain, Home and Community Care (HACC) clients and the District Health Advisory Council members.

  • Aboriginal staff member in orange shirt seated at desk.
  • Young nurse talking to a young man outside.


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