Project

Northern Hospital Emergency Department and Inpatient Unit Redevelopment

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Northern Hospital Emergency Department and Inpatient Unit Redevelopment

The Victorian Government is funding the Northern Hospital Redevelopment in Epping in Melbourne's north suburbs. This project includes construction of a new emergency department and inpatient tower at the hospital. Works will include:

  • a dedicated paediatrics zone
  • a mental health, alcohol and other drugs hub, including an acute behaviour treatment space, and
  • additional in-patient beds.

The project will increase the number of treatment spaces for emergency patients at the Northern Hospital to almost 200.

 

Key Dates

2025 Expected Construction Commencement
2029 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Victorian Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2023 The 2023-24 Victorian budget allocated $320 million from the Hospital Infrastructure Delivery Fund to support planning and development activities for investment in seven new, redeveloped and refurbished hospitals across Victoria, including the Northern Hospital Redevelopment.
May 2024 The Victorian Government allocated $813 million in the 2024-25 Budget to deliver the project. The $813 million includes $123 million in funding from the Hospital Infrastructure Delivery Fund in the previous budget, which was used for planning. It also includes $17 million from the ‘Building emergency departments kids and families can count on' initiative.
Estimated Total Cost
(2024)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
Victoria |
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