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Development of the Health Precinct will contribute $3.2 billion to the Sunshine Coast economy and $447 million each year after completion.

The precinct is anchored by the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Health Institute and Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital and incorporates the adjacent Health Hub and surrounding Birtinya Town Centre offering prime investment opportunities.

The Sunshine Coast University Hospital is a tertiary, teaching hospital and together with the Sunshine Coast Health Institute, boasts world-class research facilities and advanced medical training.

If your health business is looking for opportunities to grow, there are billions of reasons why the Sunshine Coast is a wise choice for health industry businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs.

The health and wellbeing industry is booming on the Sunshine Coast, propelled by the $5 billion Sunshine Coast Health Precinct which is Australia’s largest health infrastructure project currently being developed. In fact, the health industry is the largest employer in the region.

Who’s it for?


The Health Hub and new town centre offer commercial opportunities to invest in sites for medical and allied health services, research and accommodation, including:

Vitality Village

Image: Vitality Viliage photogrphy by Lucy RC Photogrphy

Vitality Village is an integrated community health space located in the Sunshine Coast Health Precinct.

A dynamic Sunshine Coast community for leaders and innovators, Vitality Village promotes an interdisciplinary approach to community health and wellbeing, creating a vibrant collective of service providers.

The five-storey health space opened mid 2021 and integrates health service delivery, research, education and innovation.

‘Villagers’ will benefit from inspirational modern spaces designed to support collaboration and healthy working.

Value-add facilities include meeting rooms, event spaces, an inviting lobby and kiosk, a professional recording studio, auditorium, multi-faith room, community kitchen and onsite ampitheatre.

Who’s it for?


Sunshine Coast University Hospital

The Sunshine Coast University Hospital opened in 2017 with 450 beds and aims to expand to 738 beds and 4,600 staff.

Sunshine Coast Health Institute

Sunshine Coast Health Institute boasts world class research facilities and advanced medical training to further advance the local health industry.

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is a 200 bed private facility providing a comprehensive range of inpatient and day services across a wide range of specialities.

Health Hub

The Sunshine Coast Health Hub provides up to 32,000m2 of dedicated health and medical space in addition to residential accommodation and mixed-use facilities.

Birtinya Town Centre

The master-planned town centre covers 18 hectares, with a 20,000m2 shopping centre, 60,000m2 of commercial space, entertainment premises, residential and hotel offerings, walkable waterfront along Lake Kawana and open green space.

Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute

Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute – established by UniSC as a hub for world-class mental health research, teaching and clinical services.

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