Project

Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital Expansion Project

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital Expansion Project

The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital Redevelopment plans to deliver new campus in Arden and Parkville. The disclosed scope of works currently includes 400 new beds and 8 new surgery theatres at Arden. The new hospitals will be accessed by the Metro Tunnel which is set to open in 2025. 

 

Key Dates

Jun 2032 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Victorian Government

PROJECT HISTORY

Oct 2022 The Victorian Government announced the project ahead of the State's election.
May 2023 The Victorian Government committed $2.3 billion toward the project over eight years in the 2023-24 State Budget, with $75 million allocated in FY2023-24.
Estimated Total Cost
(2023)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Media releases
2022/10/04
Major Contract

Arden Hospital

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Arden Hospital

The new Arden Hospital, to be built in the Arden Precinct, will consolidate the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital's non-emergency services.

The Arden Hospital includes: 

  • a new purpose-built hospital with a focus on planned surgery, ambultory care, low-risk birthday and clinical trails, and
  • significant complementary adjacent developments.  

The scope of works for the Arden Hospital - Stage One includes:

  • 400 new medical and surgical beds 
  • eight new surgery theatres
  • Intensive Care Units (ICU) / High Dependency Units (HDU)
  • medical imaging
  • outpatients
  • cardiac investigations
  • ambulatory care
  • maternity and birthing
  • ambulatory gynaecology
  • special care nursery, and
  • peri-operative care. 

Arden Hospital - Stage One will be delivered as a Public Private Partnership.

Key Dates

Dec 2025 Expected Construction Commencement
Jan 2030 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority

PROJECT HISTORY

Oct 2022 The Victorian Government announced the project.
Jan 2024 The Victorian Government released an EOI for a Architectural and Health Planning Advisor, closing 23 January 2024.
Feb 2024 The Victorian Government released an EOI for Engineering Advisory Services, closing 14 March 2024.
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Confirmed PPP |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Major Contract

Parkville Materials Handling Building

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Parkville Materials Handling Building

The decommissioning and demolition of the Materials Handling Building (MHB) on the Parkville site is the first project of works in the Parkville Arden Project.

The MHB package of works will occur in three streams: 

  • relocation of site precinct infrastructure from the MHB to other parts of the site.
  • relocation of site support services from the MHB to other parts of the site (or offsite), and
  • demolition of the MHB and associated boiler house.

Key Dates

Oct 2023 EOIs Open
Nov 2023 EOIs Close

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority

PROJECT HISTORY

Aug 2023 EOIs open for design consultant/technical advisor for the demolition of the MHB, closing 25 August 2023.
Oct 2023 EOIs open for the Materials Handling Building Decommissioning & Demolition Managing Contractor, closing 9 November.
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
Victoria |
Resources