New Melton Hospital Project industry briefing

The industry briefing was an opportunity for major infrastructure and partner organisations to learn more about the New Melton Hospital Project and its procurement process.

Speakers included:

  • The Hon. Mary-Anne Thomas, Minister for Health and Ambulance
  • Robert Fiske, CEO, Victorian Health Building Authority
  • Russell Harrison, CEO, Western Health
  • Tina Skliros, Executive Director, PPP Projects
  • An Nguyen, Executive Director and Head of Partnerships Victoria, Infrastructure Delivery Group, Department of Treasury and Finance
  • Roslyn Wai, CEO, Melton City Council.


06 October 2022

10.00 am - 11.15 am

Online via Microsoft Teams Live

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Recorded webinar: New Melton Hospital Project industry briefing



Tony Michele, Executive Director, Delivery, VHBA


Building a new hospital for Melton

The Hon. Mary-Anne Thomas MP, Minister for Health


The investment need

Robert Fiske, Chief Executive Officer, VHBA


The health service need

Russell Harrison, Chief Executive Office, Western Health


Project scope and procurement

Tina Skliros, Director PPP, VHBA
Jim Boston, Interim Project Director, NMH


Partnerships Victoria – the policy context

An Nguyen, Executive Director and Head of Partnerships Victoria, Department of Treasury and Finance


The council’s perspective

Roslyn Wai, Chief Executive Officer, Melton City Council


The new Melton Hospital will support the growing and diverse communities of Caroline Springs, Rockbank, Melton and Bacchus Marsh.

To be developed at 245-267 Ferris Road, Cobblebank, the new Melton Hospital will include:

  • a 24-hour emergency department
  • at least 274 beds (395 points of care)
  • an intensive care unit
  • maternity and neonatal services
  • mental health services, radiology services and ambulatory care
  • a new education and training hub for doctors and nurses in Melbourne’s west.

Construction is expected to start in 2024 and be completed in 2029.

The project is expected to create more than 700 direct jobs and 1,700 indirect jobs during construction.

Learn more about the new Melton Hospital via our dedicated project page.

Find more information on supplying to the Victorian Government via our dedicated procurement page.


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Last updated: 20 October 2022