Facebook icon
Hospitals 31 July 2020

Wonthaggi Hospital expansion puts local jobs first

The Wonthaggi Hospital expansion is one step closer with three builders shortlisted to deliver the $115 million project, creating 345 local jobs during construction.

The successful shortlisted builders are:

  • ADCO Constructions
  • Kane Constructions
  • Watpac Constructions.

In partnership with Bass Coast Health, Grow Gippsland and Industry Capability Network, we recently hosted an industry briefing webinar targeting local small and medium sized enterprises interested in being part of the head contractor bid teams, which will deliver the main works.

The expansion will provide 18 additional treatment spaces, three new operating theatres, a procedure room and a 32-bed inpatient ward.

A bigger and better emergency department will mean an extra 26,000 patients visiting emergency can be treated each year, ensuring Victorians in one of the state’s fastest growing regions can continue to receive quality care, locally.

Construction has been progressing rapidly since early works began on the state-of-the-art expansion in December 2019. Commencement of the main works is expected to kick off from late-2020, with construction due to be completed in early 2023.

Find out more about the Wonthaggi Hospital expansion project via our dedicated project page.

Related content

Artist's impression of the entrance to Wonthaggi Hospital

18 October 2019

Wonthaggi Hospital expansion

The $115 million Wonthaggi Hospital expansion project was completed in November 2022.
Artist's impression of the main entrance and entrance to the emergency department

27 February 2020

Construction begins on Wonthaggi Hospital

Early works have started on the Wonthaggi Hospital expansion, bringing the $115 million project one step closer.
Artist's impression of the Wonthaggi Hosptial expansion

05 September 2019

Designs unveiled for Wonthaggi Hospital expansion

The Bass Coast community is one step closer to a world-class hospital rebuild, with the new designs for the $115 million Wonthaggi Hospital project unveiled today.

01 May 2018

Patients first in Wonthaggi Hospital $115m upgrade

The Victorian Government is allocating $115 million in funding to expand Wonthaggi Hospital, addressing the needs of Bass Coast Shire and surrounding areas.

04 June 2018

Infrastructure upgrades for Wonthaggi

Wonthaggi patients will get the surgery they need sooner after a funding boost for critical infrastructure upgrades at Wonthaggi Hospital.
Last updated: 31 July 2020