Project

Thomas Embling Hospital Expansion

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Thomas Embling Hospital Expansion

Thomas Embling Hospital is a forensic mental health hospital, providing treatment for people living with a serious mental illness in, or at risk of entering, the justice system. The expansion will increase the mental health facility's capacity by 82 beds. This comprises: 

  • a 34 bed women's precinct
  • a 48 bed medium security men's facility
  • clinical administration facilities, and
  • additional carparking.

 

Key Dates

May 2021 Project Announcement
Mar 2022 Expected Contract Award
Jul 2022 Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Victorian Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority
Related contracts:
Detailed architectural design
Successful Tenderer - Guymer Bailey Architects

Detailed engineering design
Successful Tenderer - AECOM

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2021 The Victorian Government announced funding of $349.6 million towards the Thomas Embling Hospital Expansion in its 2021-22 Budget. The estimated completion of the project was indicated as the fourth quarter of FY2024-25.
Aug 2021 The Victorian Government awarded the detailed design work to Guymer Bailey Architects and AECOM.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Media releases
2021/05/20
2021/08/05