Upgrade of ailing hospital assets are behind schedule and over budget

Daniella White
Updated June 9 2019 - 9:34pm, first published June 4 2019 - 12:00am

The cost to replace Canberra Hospital's electrical switchboard - which was known as an extreme risk a year before it caught fire in 2017 - has blown out by more than $20 million and is still unfinished nine months after its expected completion.

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Daniella White

ACT politics and health reporter Contact me with tips, story ideas, or just to have a chat, at daniella.white@canberratimes.com.au

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