Preferred location identified
A commercially-owned parcel of land at 67-69 Main Street, Pakenham, has been identified as the preferred location for the future Pakenham Community Hospital. The preferred location is within walking distance of Pakenham town centre and train station, and will complement nearby shops and services.
Land for the hospital will be secured through a compulsory acquisition process.
State Budget 2021–22
Full funding to complete the $675 million Community Hospitals Program was confirmed in the Victorian State Budget, which was handed down on 20 May 2021.
This latest investment will fund the remaining purchase of land, along with the design and construction phases for all 10 community hospitals.