About the Taskforce

On 7 May 2014, the Tasmanian Government established the Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment (RHHR) Rescue Taskforce. The role of the Taskforce is to investigate RHHR project and provide advice and recommendations to the Minister for Health on its future.

The Taskforce was asked to make recommendations on the:

  • capital and operational risk profile of the project and RHH
  • construction methodology
  • decanting requirements
  • governance and management
  • Guaranteed Construction Sum presented by the Managing Contractor and
  • other related matters.

View their Terms of Reference.

The role of the Taskforce included the oversight of the care and maintenance of the RHHR project during this time. 

The Taskforce members are Mr John Ramsay (Chair), Ms Jo Thorley and Dr Dan Norton. Read more about the Taskforce members.

The Taskforce was first convened with the Minister for Health on 22 May 2014 and held their first business meeting on 6 June 2014.

The final report from the Taskforce was provided to the Minister for Health on 28 November 2014.

Read more on the work program of the Taskforce.