Morayfield Ambulance Station breaks new ground

Published Friday, 05 May, 2023 at 02:30 PM

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services
The Honourable Yvette D'Ath

  • Construction is underway at the site of the new Morayfield Ambulance Station destined to service the growing local community.
  • The new station will be located at 396 Morayfield Road, and will include an office, write up space, charge area, and locker rooms.

A new $8.45 million ambulance station at Morayfield will service high-growth communities across the North Brisbane region, helping to improve response times and health outcomes.

The brand-new station will include office, write up space, charge area, amenities, breakout and locker rooms, multi-function rest/study/training rooms, and a patient care storeroom.

A 10-bay ambulance vehicle plant room with storage area and carport for another five non-acute QAS vehicles will also be provided.

Practical completion is expected by early 2024, pending weather and other factors.

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath:

“Demand for health care continues to rise across the state, including the Northern corridor, which is why this investment is so important,” Minister D’Ath said.

“Not only will this new ambulance station provide greater access to healthcare for the community, it will also mean our local paramedics have a world-class facility from which to work.

“We want to see better health outcomes for all Queenslanders and part of this is improving frontline services in regions like Morayfield.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan MP:

“This facility is another example of promises made and promises kept by the Palaszczuk government in delivering real, positive health services for the people of Morayfield," Mr Ryan said. 

“Ambulance officers are a valued, key component of Queensland’s frontline health team, this new facility will allow them to get on with the job of saving lives, it’s a fantastic result for our region.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Kurwongbah Shane King MP:

“This new station is a visual example of the commitment the Palaszczuk government has for the people of this region in building the infrastructure today we need for tomorrow," Mr King said. 

“Our paramedics do a fantastic job, day in day out saving Queensland lives, I encourage everyone to show their support for this hard -working sector of our frontline health workers.”

Quotes attributable to Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Metro North Region Assistant Commissioner Tony Armstrong:

“Our Officers throughout the North Brisbane Region do a fantastic job delivering ambulance services to their local communities,” Assistant Commissioner Armstrong said.

“This new purpose-built station will be staffed by 17 paramedics and the QAS District Office.

“Our staff proudly don their teal uniform everyday for their community and I can’t wait to see them operating out of this new station once it becomes active.”