About O’connell Street
O’Connell St Medical Centre is a comprehensive general practice facility that opened in 2014 to serve the healthcare needs of those who work or live in the centre of Sydney. The medical practice was formerly Gateway Quayside Medical Centre for more than 10 years before relocating to brand-new facilities in O’Connell Street in 2014.
Our team of doctors has been carefully selected to make sure we offer a full range of services to meet the health needs of women and men, young and old, the busy office worker, the transient work population and those who’ve made the city their home.
This practice has GPA accreditation and has been independently assessed to ensure national standards of safety and quality are maintained. Accreditation means our clients can be confident we uphold the highest standards of infection control, instrument sterilisation, information security and privacy of medical records.
The History of O'Connell Street
In a time long-since past, enslaved convicts quarried and toiled to shape a new colony.
The streets of Sydney were a burgeoning metropolis. Rum was the currency of the underworld and Wanton Hardship was crudely juxtaposed with farcical wealth.
From the ranks of the illicit, an accomplished master bricklayer made his work known, rising in both status and virtue.
Pardoned by Governor Philip Gidley King, and granted fifty acres for his service, he went on to reshape the landscape of Sydney.
He died on this very street after having forged his mark. His name was