Project Timeline

We have come a long way in the planning of Fitzroy Community Hospice to now being a fully operational healthcare service.

November 2020
November 2020

• Steering Committee formed

February 2021
February 2021

  • Not-for-profit company established

  • Board formed

March 2021
March 2021

  • MOU signed with the Sisters of Mercy for the use of 38 Agnes Street, Rockhampton

  • Website launched

  • Media launch

April 2021
April 2021

  • Charitable status obtained

August 2021
August 2021

  • Rockhampton Regional Council development approval obtained for the material Change of use of 38 Agnes Street

  • $8M capital funding announcement by the Australian Government

November 2021
November 2021

  • Obtained Deductible Gifts Recipients (DGR) status to receive tax-deductible donations

December 2021
December 2021

  • Signed contract to purchase 38 Agnes Street, Rockhampton

  • Signed Australian Government deed of Agreement for capital grant funding

October 2022
October 2022

  • Tender opened to contract builder

January 2023
January 2023

  • Commence Hospice facility construction

January 2024
January 2024

  • Build completion

February 2024
February 2024

  • Commencement of facility commissioning

June 2024
June 2024

  • Open Hospice facility and commence onsite hospice program

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