The Melton Hospital will be located in Cobblebank approximately 40 kilometres west of the Melbourne CBD. The project will be developed in stages with the ability to expand to meet demand.
The site is located within the future Cobblebank Metropolitan Activity Centre and is close to the Cobblebank train station and the Western Freeway.
The Melton Hospital project will be delivered in partnership with Western Health, who will operate the new facility.
|2022||Expected Construction Commencement|
$77.4 million allocated to deliver a business case, purchase land and progress detailed planning for the new Melton Hospital.
|2020||The Victorian Government committed $2.4 million to develop a business case which will determine the size and range of services for the new Melton Hospital.|
|Nov 2020||The Victorian Government announced an additional $75 million in the 2020-21 State Budget to secure a site and progress capital planning for a new Melton Hospital.|
|Jul 2021||The Victorian Government identified a preferred site in Cobblebank for the new hospital. This followed planning with Melton City Council and the Victorian Planning Authority.|