Are we building a children’s hospital or digging a money pit?

The “final project cost” is now €1,433bn, €453m higher than the €983m approved in 2017, writes Alison O'Connor

New Zealand got it right when they named their national children’s hospital, in Auckland, Starship Children’s Health. What a lovely and child-friendly name.

It’s great that we’re following their lead in trying to build a first-class paediatric health facility.

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