Minderoo Children's
Comprehensive Cancer Centre


The NSW and Federal Governments have partnered with Children’s Cancer Institute, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network including the Kids Cancer Centre, and UNSW Sydney to plan and deliver Australia’s first Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. 

Together, the Children's Cancer Institute and Kids Cancer Centre share an almost 40-year history of working collaboratively to translate laboratory discoveries into clinical trials and clinical care at the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.

By physically co-locating scientists, clinicians and educators in a collaborative multi–disciplinary environment, the centre will enable accelerated care outcomes to inform and transform the treatment of childhood cancer.

 Australia’s first Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre will include:

  • State-of-the-art technologically advanced wet and dry laboratory spaces,
  • Education, training and research spaces,
  • New oncology inpatient units, and patient and family focused retreat areas,
  • A new day oncology unit.

A culture of collaboration

Professor Michelle Haber AM from Children’s Cancer Institute and Dr Richard Mitchell from the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick will lead the new Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre, demonstrating true collaboration and a commitment to research-driven healthcare. Together, they will head the multidisciplinary team focused on achieving the best outcomes for children and young people with cancer, by accelerating innovation and transferring these medical advances to the treatment delivered to patients at the bedside.   

Expertise and research will be shared with leading cancer institutions across Australia and the world, ensuring all children benefit from work undertaken at Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. By sharing knowledge more broadly, other paediatric diseases also stand to gain benefit from outputs and learnings. 

The Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre

The first of its kind in Australia, the Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre will bring together Children’s Cancer Institute and the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick Kids Cancer Centre to deliver integrated, specialist cancer treatment, education and research to transform the lives of children with cancer.  

Watch the video below to learn more about this once-in-a-generation project. 

Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre fact sheet

The new children’s hospital and Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre, combined with innovative approaches to research and healthcare are set to transform the patient, carer and family experience.

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Project fact sheets

Find out more about all projects underway for the Randwick Campus Redevelopment

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Planning documents

Indicative view of the new children's hospital and research facility from High Street

The Environmental Impact Statement for the Sydney Children's Hospital Stage 1 and Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre is available to view on the NSW Government Major Projects planning portal

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