The redevelopment of the Ballarat Base Hospital will be carried out in three stages.
- Stage One: Decanting and Demolition works
- Stage Two: Central Energy Plant and Support Services Building
Stage Two includes a Central Energy Plant, a new pharmacy, pathology and an Education and Learning Centre.
- Stage Three: Main Tower
Stage Three will deliver a multi-level hospital tower which will include a new emergency department, women and children’s hub, theatre suite and 100 extra inpatient and short stay beds.
|May 2018||Project Announcement|
|2024||Expected Construction Commencement|
|2027||Expected Construction Completion|
|Procuring Agency:||Victorian Health Building Authority|
|Shortlist:||Built, Icon and John Holland (Stage Two)|
|May 2018||The 2018-19 Victorian Budget allocated $461.6 million to redevelop the Ballarat Base Hospital. The funding is sourced from the sale of Victoria's share in Snowy Hydro Corporation.|
|May 2019||The 2019-20 Victorian Budget confirmed the Government's $461.6 million commitment to the Hospital. $5.8 million was allocated to FY2019-20 with the remaining funding to be spent out to FY2025-26.|
|Dec 2020||The Victorian Government announced an additional $80 million for the project, bringing the total cost to $541.6 million. This will allow a new central energy plant to be built to support the hospital.|
|Dec 2020||The Victorian Government released Expressions of Interest for the Architect as Principal Consultant and Building Services Engineering Consultant.|
|Dec 2020||The Victorian Government commenced community consultation for the project, releasing a survey for locals to share views on the development of the hospital.|
|Jun 2021||The Victorian Health Building Authority appointed Lyons as the principal architect and LCI as the principal engineers for stages two and three of the Ballarat Base Hospital redevelopment.|
|Aug 2021||In late August, the Victorian Health Building Authority appointed H. Troon to deliver the first stage of decanting works for the project.|
|Jun 2022||Shortlist announced for Stage Two of the project. The shortlist includes Built, Icon and John Holland.|
|Sep 2022||The Victorian Government released concept designs for the project.|
2020/12/04 (Community consultation)
2020/12/04 (Additional investment by Victorian Government)