The new Royal Adelaide Hospital opened in September 2017. During construction it was flagged as the most expensive building in Australia, but the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is actually costing SA taxpayers far less than the "million dollars a day" originally envisaged , according to the State Government. The SA Government has reached a $16m settlement in a legal dispute with the group running the RAH The hospital is costing less to operate than expected Labor says the "very strong contract" it put in place while in government has proved useful The hospital is operated under a public-private partnership, which will see taxpayers make annual payments to a private consortium over a 30-year period. Those payments were anticipated to be in the range of $360–$400 million per year, but Treasurer Rob Lucas today confirmed those payments had so far been averaged between $285–$310 million. Mr Lucas said the […]