New Youth Detention Centre
Building Queensland is leading the development of a detailed business case, in partnership with Department of Youth Justice, for the construction of a new 32-bed youth justice centre at Wacol. The business case is assessing options to improve conditions for young people in detention and youth detention centre staff, as well as reduce the number of young people held on remand in police watch houses.
The business case is expected to be completed in the second half of 2019.All Current Business Cases
The Toowoomba Hospital is operating at capacity in a number of areas and the hospital currently faces long emergency department waiting times and overcrowding. Forecast demand, driven by a growing and ageing population and high levels of chronic disease, is expected to place further pressure on the hospital.