Hospitals 03 November 2023

New Melton Hospital - Djerriwarrh Festival pop up November 2023

Community members were invited to come along to the Djerriwarrh Festival and visit the new Melton Hospital stall.

About the event

The pop up stall was an opportunity for you to:

  • chat to us about the progress of the new Melton Hospital
  • learn more about what’s being delivered
  • grab a copy of the community consultation report which includes ideas, visions and priorities for the new Melton Hospital
  • join in on some kids’ activities
  • ask any questions.

If you missed the event you can watch our recap video below.

Djerriwarrh Festival pop up November 2023

Text on screen: Thanks for having us Melton

Images: Montage of crowds walking through the Festival, a staff member making bubbles and a small child holding balloons

Text on screen: It was great to meet with you at the Djerriwarrh Festival and talk about the new Melton Hospital

Images: various Melton Hospital team members chat to members of the public at the information booth

Text on screen: Once completed, Melton Hospital will have the capacity to treat 130,000 patients each year and see almost 60,000 patients in the emergency department Images: groups of children playing at the information stall’s activity table, and putting on kid’s sized hi-vis safety vests

Text on screen: Construction is starting in 2024 and your new hospital will open in 2029

Images: an artist impression of the completed Melton Hospital

Images: A white screen appears stating ‘in partnership with’ and the logo for Western Health. A sliding transition screen then displays the Victorian Health Building Authority and Victoria State Government logos and the url

End of transcript.

About the new Melton Hospital

The new Melton Hospital will be Victoria’s first fully electric hospital. It will treat more than 130,000 patients each year, including:

  • a 24-hour emergency department
  • an intensive care unit
  • more than 274 beds.

The new Melton Hospital is being delivered by the Victorian Health Building Authority in partnership with Western Health.

Learn more about the new Melton Hospital.

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Last updated: 30 November 2023