Ireland Brown Constructions was engaged in the construction of the new Clinical School building for the UNDA of the Mercy Hospital in Werribee, Victoria. The Clinical School is designed to support the education and training of medical school students and aid clinical research by school staff and students underpinning major improvements in efficiency, access and outcomes in healthcare. The Clinical School caters for clinical placements for the University’s medical students.
The construction of the University of Notre Dame, Werribee Clinical School included the following works:
- Construction of a single level building (2650m2) built on a suspended slab, founded by 900mm bored piers. The building comprises of a lecture theatre, tutorial rooms, clinical skills area, student common room, dry laboratory spaces, office accommodation, library and consulting rooms.
- Installation and reticulation of new infrastructure plant and systems, fire, security, nurse call and medical gases to support the building. All infrastructure works are connected to existing services of the Mercy Hospital, with the exception of the new power upgrade.
- Construction of car parking and road modifications.
- Hard and soft landscaping.
This major project was National Code Compliant and operated under the Office of the Federal Safety Officer accreditation scheme.