Transforming Herston Quarter into a vibrant health and wellbeing precinct

Client:Australian Unity
Location:Herston Quarter

Herston Quarter is one of Queensland’s most highly anticipated health precinct redevelopments. Located just two kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD and adjacent to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the five hectare site is currently undergoing a $1.1 billion redevelopment, led by Australian Unity.

Located just two kilometres from Brisbane CBD, Herston Quarter will be transformed into a vibrant health and wellbeing precinct, providing access to leading health, hospital and aged care services. The redevelopment also includes redevelopment of the Herston Heritage Precinct to reuse iconic heritage buildings as student accommodation and mix use retail, food and beverage.

The planned $1.1 billion development will involve multiple integrated buildings, including a new specialist public health facility, a new private hospital, aged care and retirement living, residential and student accommodation, childcare, car parking and an array of public spaces.

Heston Quarter Forecourt

Elton Consulting continues to provides support to Australian Unity through the development and implementation of strategic communication and engagement plans and day to day communication activities. Playing an integral role in stakeholder engagement and issues management, Elton Consulting is embedded in the Herston Quarter project team.

Elton Consulting has a proud history on the Herston Quarter project and also supported Australian Unity during the bid process and the response to the Queensland Government Herston Quarter Priority Development Area Development Scheme.

Below, you can hear more about Herston Quarter and the Development Applications from Herston Quarter Development Director Richard McLachlan, as presented at the online community information session held on 22 April 2020.

Questions raised during the information session have been captured and responded to in this FAQ document. If you have any further questions, please email them to The FAQ document will be updated regularly.