Cobar Multipurpose Service

Photography by Angus Martin
Photography by Angus Martin
Photography by Angus Martin
Photography by Angus Martin
Photography by Angus Martin; Lilliane Brady Village

New health service in far western New South Wales co-located adjacent to expanded aged care service

The Cobar Multipurpose Service (MPS) project is a coordinated delivery of health and aged care services designed specifically for regional and remote communities. The MPS model of care aims to provide a seamless and integrated approach to health and aged care services.

The project is located in Cobar and involves the construction of a new Health Service building adjacent to the existing aged care services, Lilliane Brady Village, which is owned by Cobar Shire Council.

The new health facility provides inpatient beds, an emergency treatment bay, medical imaging, and community and allied health spaces. The project also includes major extensions to Lilliane Brady Village to accommodate the increasing demand for aged care services based on ThomsonAdsett’s health planning advice. In addition to the health and aged care facilities, the project includes four staff accommodation units on site, and provision for visiting services such as mobile breast screening.

The building’s design and materials have been carefully selected to cope with high diurnal temperatures, often reaching 45C in the region. The aim is to create a comfortable and safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

Location Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
Client NSW Government – Health Infrastructure
Year Completed 2020
Value $30 million including Lillianne Brady Village