Victorian Heart Hospital

Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian Heart Hospital, located in Clayton, is one of Australia's first dedicated, stand-alone heart hospital. The hospital combines specialist cardiovascular care with medical research and training. The facility includes:

  • 206 new beds
  • an emergency department
  • cardiac catheterisation labs
  • specialist surgical and imaging facilities; and
  • telehealth services for long-distant patients.

The Government is working in partnership with Monash University and Monash Health, the latter of which is expected to operate the final facility as part of the Monash Health network, which includes Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital and Kingston Centre.

Key Dates

Jul 2019 Construction Commencement
Dec 2022 Construction Completion
Feb 2023 Operations/Service Commencement


Mar 2018 Conrad Gargett from Brisbane and John Wardle Architects from Melbourne were chosen to co-design the new facility.
May 2018 John Holland Group was announced as the preferred tenderer to construct the new hospital.
May 2018 The Victorian State Budget allocated full funding for the $543 million project.
Jun 2019 John Holland Group signed the final contract for the delivery of the project.
Jul 2019 Major works commenced on the project.
Jun 2022 The hospital's budget was increase by $13 million sourced from the Metropolitan Health Infrastructure Fund for the inclusion of a helipad, as reflected in Victorian Budget 2022-23.
Feb 2023 Operations commenced.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Victoria |
Project pages
John Holland
Monash Health