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Victorian State Budget 2018-19 delivers big infrastructure boost
15 May 2018Victorian State Budget 2018-19 delivers big infrastructure boost

Victorian State Budget 2018-19 delivers big infrastructure boost

The latest State Budget has invested record levels of funding critical to sustaining healthy and connected communities.

Regional Victoria
Saints come marching home
14 May 2018Saints come marching home

Saints come marching home

St Kilda Football Club will return to their spiritual home after seven years, thanks to a $30 million redevelopment of Moorabbin reserve.

Oval
Designs revealed for Victorian Heart Hospital
11 May 2018Designs revealed for Victorian Heart Hospital

Designs revealed for Victorian Heart Hospital

The first designs for the Victorian Heart Hospital - Australia’s first dedicated cardiac facility - have been unveiled by the Victorian Government, marking a major milestone for the $543 million project.

Hospitals, Melbourne
$18 million boost to life-saving cancer treatment and research
06 May 2018$18 million boost to life-saving cancer treatment and research

$18 million boost to life-saving cancer treatment and research

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre receives an $18 million funding boost to provide greater access to game-changing technology for Victorian cancer patients, and a major boost to research in the fight against brain cancer.

Melbourne, Research centre
Bigger, better, safer – Ballarat Hospital’s $461 million revamp
02 May 2018Bigger, better, safer – Ballarat Hospital’s $461 million revamp

Bigger, better, safer – Ballarat Hospital’s $461 million revamp

Ballarat families can look forward to even better, safer and faster healthcare thanks to a brand new Ballarat Base Hospital. Funded by the Victorian Government in the 2018/19 State Budget.

Hospitals
World-class hospital another step closer for Melbourne’s west
02 May 2018World-class hospital another step closer for Melbourne’s west

World-class hospital another step closer for Melbourne’s west

Rapid population growth in Melbourne’s western suburbs has meant increasing call on health services for expecting mums and young families. It’s planning for both present and future

Hospitals, Melbourne
Patients first as Wonthaggi Hospital gets $115m upgrade
01 May 2018Patients first as Wonthaggi Hospital gets $115m upgrade

Patients first as Wonthaggi Hospital gets $115m upgrade

Communities undergoing major growth need bigger, better hospitals – and that’s exactly what the State Government is delivering at Bass Coast Shire, with $115 million in funding allocated to expand Wonthaggi Hospital.

Regional Victoria
Terang Hospital gets endoscopy upgrade
24 April 2018Terang Hospital gets endoscopy upgrade

Terang Hospital gets endoscopy upgrade

A funding boost to Terang and Mortlake Health Service will mean more patients will now be able to get the endoscopies they need a lot sooner. The Victorian Government

Regional Victoria
Bigger, better $22 million revamp for Wangaratta Hospital
24 April 2018Bigger, better $22 million revamp for Wangaratta Hospital

Bigger, better $22 million revamp for Wangaratta Hospital

The Victorian Government’s state-of-the-art redevelopment of Wangaratta Hospital has just become bigger and better, with stages one and two now to be built at the same time.

Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre gets new wheels
24 April 2018Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre gets new wheels

Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre gets new wheels

Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre in the state’s east has served its local community for 100 years and counting, and adding to the centenary celebrations the not-for-profit centre has received a $21,000 funding boost from the Victorian Government.

Stawell Regional Health gets a cool new upgrade
24 April 2018Stawell Regional Health gets a cool new upgrade

Stawell Regional Health gets a cool new upgrade

Stawell patients will get the safe, high quality care and surgeries they need thanks to a Victorian Government funding boost for Stawell Regional Health. Funded through the

Health care access gets three times better for Broadford
24 April 2018Health care access gets three times better for Broadford

Health care access gets three times better for Broadford

Better access and more consulting rooms for Melbourne’s booming north. That’s what Broadford residents can look forward to after a Victorian Government funding boost to Nexus Primary Health.

Bendigo Hospital named top Victorian development for 2018
23 April 2018Bendigo Hospital named top Victorian development for 2018

Bendigo Hospital named top Victorian development for 2018

The State’s largest-ever regional hospital project has won Victoria’s Development of the Year award for 2018.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria
Architect duo takes on the Victorian Heart Hospital
02 March 2018Architect duo takes on the Victorian Heart Hospital

Architect duo takes on the Victorian Heart Hospital

Two powerhouse architectural firms have joined forces to design and deliver Australia’s first, standalone hospital dedicated to heart medicine and research.

Hospitals, Melbourne
More funding for women’s sport
14 February 2018More funding for women’s sport

More funding for women’s sport

More women and girls will soon be kicking goals, hitting sixes and enjoying their favourite sport thanks to $400,000 from the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund.

Hospital design through virtual reality
14 February 2018Hospital design through virtual reality

Hospital design through virtual reality

The architectural team of Conrad Gargett John Wardle Architects, the joint venture appointed to design the new Victorian Heart Hospital, visited the Monash CAVE2 at Monash University’s Clayton Campus.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Women in the west
13 February 2018Women in the west

Women in the west

The Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital redevelopment features one of the biggest female-led teams working on a hospital project across a whole range of roles from engineering, design, IT, operations and project management.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Australia’s first Heart Hospital is coming to Victoria
20 December 2017Australia’s first Heart Hospital is coming to Victoria

Australia’s first Heart Hospital is coming to Victoria

Australia’s first specialist stand-alone heart hospital will become a reality with the Victorian Government investing an additional $320 million to build the Victorian Heart Hospital.

Hospitals, Melbourne
What does a healthy, happy community look like?
20 November 2017What does a healthy, happy community look like?

What does a healthy, happy community look like?

This is how kids in Melbourne’s west want their community to look. As part of the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital development, students from more than 20 local

Hospitals, Melbourne
Painting the school white (and blue, and yellow, and green and pink!)
20 November 2017Painting the school white (and blue, and yellow, and green and pink!)

Painting the school white (and blue, and yellow, and green and pink!)

Western Health and Lendlease workers shared a paintbrush or two when they came together in St.Albans to brighten up a neighbour’s surroundings.

Hospitals, Melbourne
New powered stretchers lower paramedic injuries
17 November 2017New powered stretchers lower paramedic injuries

New powered stretchers lower paramedic injuries

The Victorian Government’s roll out of state-of-the-art powered stretchers in every ambulance is complete, making work safer and easier for all paramedics.

Ambulance upgrades
Celebrating 30 years of women paramedics in Victoria
16 November 2017Celebrating 30 years of women paramedics in Victoria

Celebrating 30 years of women paramedics in Victoria

Record numbers of women are choosing a career as a lifesaving paramedic, 30 years since the very first female paramedics hit the road in Victoria.

Ambulance upgrades
Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design
16 November 2017Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design

Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design

The $630 million state-of-the-art new Bendigo Hospital has won a highly acclaimed international award for excellence in design, as artist impressions of Stage Two are unveiled for the first time.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria
First cath lab opens in Gippsland
16 November 2017First cath lab opens in Gippsland

First cath lab opens in Gippsland

Gippsland’s first catheterisation laboratory for cardiac surgery at Latrobe Regional Hospital is now complete.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria
New nursery for newborns
16 November 2017New nursery for newborns

New nursery for newborns

The Victorian Government has announced an additional $2.62 million to expand the Special Care Nursery in the Thomson maternity unit at Latrobe Regional Hospital.

Regional Victoria
Best ambulance response in eight years
16 November 2017Best ambulance response in eight years

Best ambulance response in eight years

Paramedics are responding faster to life threatening medical emergencies with the best quarter one response times in eight years.

Ambulance upgrades
Funding boost for Wimmera Cancer Centre
16 November 2017Funding boost for Wimmera Cancer Centre

Funding boost for Wimmera Cancer Centre

The Victorian Government has stepped in to guarantee the Wimmera Cancer Centre is built so that local patients will be able to access world-leading oncology care, close to home and when they need it.

Regional Victoria
Wangaratta Hospital revamp a close-to-home initiative
16 November 2017Wangaratta Hospital revamp a close-to-home initiative

Wangaratta Hospital revamp a close-to-home initiative

More Wangaratta patients will get the critical care they need closer to home, thanks to a Victorian Government funding boost to redevelop Wangaratta Hospital.

Regional Victoria
Over 1100 public housing homes set for redevelopment
16 November 2017Over 1100 public housing homes set for redevelopment

Over 1100 public housing homes set for redevelopment

The Victorian Government is investing $185 million to redevelop public housing properties at sites across metropolitan Melbourne, with an increase of at least 10 per cent in social housing.

Social housing volunteers awards now open
16 November 2017Social housing volunteers awards now open

Social housing volunteers awards now open

Nominations to recognise outstanding social housing tenants in the Frances Penington and Molly Hadfield Awards are now open.

Bowled over by the Junction Oval redevelopment
15 November 2017Bowled over by the Junction Oval redevelopment

Bowled over by the Junction Oval redevelopment

The Victorian Government’s redevelopment of the iconic Junction Oval’s first-class cricket ground is well underway. The new turf has been rolled out and construction of the three-storey

Oval
Northern Health surgeons on the rise
13 November 2017Northern Health surgeons on the rise

Northern Health surgeons on the rise

Northern Health surgeons are leading the state in the field of complex venous disorders.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Broadmeadows surgery patient boost
13 November 2017Broadmeadows surgery patient boost

Broadmeadows surgery patient boost

The growing number of patients in Melbourne’s northern suburbs will get the elective surgery they need faster with the completion of the Victorian Government’s state-of-the-art expansion of Broadmeadows Hospital.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Monash Telehealth links top kids surgeons to Gippsland
13 November 2017Monash Telehealth links top kids surgeons to Gippsland

Monash Telehealth links top kids surgeons to Gippsland

Doctors treating the sickest children at the new $73 million Latrobe Regional Hospital will now have a direct video link to world leading experts in paediatric care thanks to Victorian-first telehealth technology.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria
Big Billy and Betty reach for the sky
13 November 2017Big Billy and Betty reach for the sky

Big Billy and Betty reach for the sky

The two massive cranes building the new $200 million Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital have been named Big Billy and Betty. At 35m tall with a 55m reach, there’s no questioning their size.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre wins top architecture prize
13 November 2017Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre wins top architecture prize

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre wins top architecture prize

The Victorian Government’s commitment to being at the forefront of infrastructure design was recognised at the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards.

Melbourne, Research centre
World-class cancer research boost to save lives
13 November 2017World-class cancer research boost to save lives

World-class cancer research boost to save lives

Victorians fighting cancer have an even better chance of survival thanks to a Victorian Government funding boost. It will lead to more clinical trials and the next generation of research.

Melbourne, Research centre
New life-saving helipad ready to take off
13 November 2017New life-saving helipad ready to take off

New life-saving helipad ready to take off

A new helipad on the roof of the Monash Children’s Hospital is helping to save lives by providing a faster and more direct route to vital emergency care.

Monash Children’s Hospital school opens
13 November 2017Monash Children’s Hospital school opens

Monash Children’s Hospital school opens

Sick children in Melbourne’s south-east now have access to a world class education while continuing life-saving medical treatment with the opening of the new state-of-the-art Monash

New hospital named after the late Joan Kirner AC
13 November 2017New hospital named after the late Joan Kirner AC

New hospital named after the late Joan Kirner AC

The new $200 million women’s and children’s hospital currently under construction in Footscray has been fittingly named after the late Premier Joan Kirner AC.

Hospitals, Melbourne
Bendigo Health and Peter MacCallum continue partnership
13 November 2017Bendigo Health and Peter MacCallum continue partnership

Bendigo Health and Peter MacCallum continue partnership

The new $630 million Bendigo Hospital opened its doors in January 2017, securing the long-term partnership between Bendigo Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre with the opening of the new integrated Bendigo Cancer Centre.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria
Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design
13 November 2017Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design

Worldwide acclaim for new Bendigo Hospital design

The new $630 million state-of-the-art Bendigo Hospital has won an international award for excellence in design.

Hospitals, Regional Victoria