Ambulance branch 06 March 2023

New ambulance branches on the way for Gippsland

New ambulance branches are taking shape across Gippsland.

It’s been a busy start to 2023 with construction starting on the new Morwell Ambulance Branch and Foster Ambulance Branch.

A site has also been secured for the new multi-million-dollar Paynesville Ambulance Branch.

Morwell Ambulance Branch

Construction is underway on the new Morwell Ambulance Branch on English Street, Morwell. The multi-million-dollar branch will feature:

  • a nine-bay garage for ambulances
  • eight rest and recline areas
  • training facilities
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • improved security and car parking.

Construction is being overseen by builder, Kubale.

Foster Ambulance Branch

Construction is underway on the new Foster Ambulance Branch on Station Road, Foster. The multi-million-dollar branch will feature:

  • a three-bay ambulance garage
  • two rest and recline areas
  • training facilities
  • a fully equipped kitchen
  • improved security and car parking.

Construction is being overseen by builder, Bowden Corporation.

Artist impression showing street view of the new Foster Ambulance Branch.

Artist impression showing street view of the new Foster Ambulance Branch.

Paynesville Ambulance Branch

The new Paynesville Ambulance Branch will be located on Paynesville Road, Paynesville.

The site for the multi-million-dollar ambulance branch has been carefully selected to ensure the best coverage of ambulance services for the community. The new location has connections to local walking trails, waterways and nature reserves. It’s also close to other community facilities including schools.

It will feature:

  • a three-bay garage for ambulances
  • two rest and recline areas
  • training facilities
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • improved security and car parking.

Moe Ambulance Branch and Warragul West Ambulance Branch

Paramedics are already operating from two new multi-million-dollar ambulance branches in Moe and Warragul.

Completed in late 2022, the new Moe Ambulance Branch features a five-bay garage and four rest and recline areas, while the new Warragul West Ambulance Branch has a four-bay garage and four rest and recline areas.

Ambulance Victoria Development Program

The Victorian Government has committed around $249 million since 2015 to upgrade and rebuild ambulance branches.

The new and upgraded buildings will provide better working conditions for paramedics and ensure lifesaving emergency care is available for all Victorians.

Learn more about the Ambulance Victoria Development Program via our dedicated program page.

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Last updated: 06 March 2023