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Australian Unity launches plans for Herston Quarter – a vibrant new community hub in Brisbane

Herston Quarter is a $1.1 billion redevelopment by Australian Unity, in partnership with Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Comprising approximately five-hectares adjacent to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston Quarter will provide access to leading health, hospital and aged care services. Australian Unity is redeveloping the site to create a vibrant, wellbeing [...]

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Two major hospitals under PPP delivered successfully

Umow Lai’s capacity to deliver a range of engineering services for highly specialised hospital projects with distinctive and complex requirements is nowhere more evident than in the health sector.  Queensland’s $1.87B Sunshine Coast University Hospital and the $630M Bendigo Hospital in Victoria recently opened their doors. The Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) commenced patient care [...]

Royal Adelaide Hospital setting benchmarks across healthcare

Australia’s largest and most complex hospital, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) has set benchmarks across the healthcare industry. It will become a ‘super-site’ for major emergencies in South Australia, such as heart attacks and stroke, as well as serving as the complex multi-trauma destination for the state. With 800 beds, the new RAH will care [...]

Herston Quarter: Brisbane’s new large-scale precinct

Umow Lai is delighted to be part of the team working with Australian Unity as the master developer of the $1.1B Herston Quarter redevelopment. Destined to become a major health, aged care, residential, recreation and retail destination close to Brisbane's central business district, the new precinct is set over a five hectare site adjacent to [...]

Cabrini Brighton builds new facility to house State-of- the -Art MRI Machine

Cabrini Brighton builds a brand new facility to house state-of-the art MRI machine Healthcare providers around the world are under pressure as to how best manage two seemingly contradictory forces: delivering the highest quality care with an ever-decreasing budget, whilst servicing an ever-increasing number of MRI scans. Cabrini Brighton has sought to resolve these [...]

The Gold Coast’s First New Private Hospital in Two Decades Opens

Officially opened on 4 April, 2016, the $230 million Gold Coast Private Hospital in Southport is the first new Private Hospital to open on the Gold Coast in more than two decades and is designed to be able to expand and meet the needs of a rapidly growing population. Statistics indicate that Queensland is [...]

Umow Lai’s Elizabeth Coe’s Contribution to Healthcare in Australia is Recognised

Elizabeth Coe was a finalist in the 2013 Telstra Business Women's Awards. See the Stonnington Leader article.

Umow Lai’s Elizabeth Coe, a Victorian finalist in the 2013 Telstra Business Women’s Awards

“I was absolutely thrilled to be a Victorian Finalist in the 2013 Telstra Business Women’s Awards," commented Elizabeth Coe, a director of engineering services consultancy Umow Lai, on hearing of her nomination as one of six finalists in the Private & Corporate Sector Award category. Although she did not win, Elizabeth said she was “delighted [...]

Umow Lai wins contract for $630 million Bendigo Hospital project

Engineering and sustainability experts Umow Lai has won the contract to provide advisory services to the Victorian Department of Health for building engineering services for the new Bendigo Hospital. Destined to become the largest regional hospital project in Victoria, the $630 million Bendigo Hospital, is also believed to be one of the largest regional hospital [...]

Umow Lai engaged on $1.9 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Queensland Health has engaged Umow Lai, a national building services engineering consultancy committed to sustainability, to provide master planning, technical and documentation advice for the new $1.9 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) This world-class acute care facility is being designed to cater for one of Australia’s fastest growing regions to cope with the demand [...]

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