The Victorian Government is investing $541.6 million to redevelop and expand the Ballarat Base Hospital.
The redevelopment will deliver a new emergency department, a women and children’s hub, state-of-the-art theatre suite and an extra 100 additional inpatient and short stay beds.
A new and expanded critical care floor will bring together operating theatres, procedure rooms, the intensive care unit, endoscopy suites and consulting rooms – delivering capacity for an additional 4,000 surgeries every year.
Once completed, the upgraded hospital will have the capacity to treat at least 18,000 more emergency patients and an extra 14,500 inpatients.
The redevelopment will be completed over multiple stages. Construction of the final stage is expected to be completed in 2027.
As planning continues, we want to hear from you.
What services are important to you and your family? What’s working, what isn’t, and what would you like to see in the future?
Your experiences and ideas will help us to shape this significant investment for Ballarat and the surrounding communities, so we can deliver the best outcomes for you and your community.
The survey has now closed. Thank you for your contributions.
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IMAGES: Panoramic aerial view of Ballarat from Lake Wendouree. The Ballarat Base Hospital site is outlined.
Text on screen: We’re building a bigger and better hospital for Ballarat and surrounding communities
IMAGES: Zoom in to hospital site, with artist impression of the redevelopment
Text on screen: The Victorian Government has provided $541.6 million for a significant redevelopment of the Ballarat Base Hospital
IMAGES: Various generic images of an emergency department, pharmacy and inpatient bed
Text on screen: The redevelopment will deliver new emergency department, new women and children’s hub, new theatre suite, more inpatient and short-stay beds, new and expanded critical care floor, new pharmacy, pathology and centre for education and training, new central energy plant
IMAGES: Artist impression of the finished frontage of the redevelopment
Text on screen: With more capacity and new facilities, this means better care for Ballarat and surrounding communities
IMAGES: Panoramic artist impression of the redevelopment taken from an aerial view
Text on screen: The redevelopment is due for completion in 2027
A screen displays ‘In partnership with Ballarat Health Services (logo)
A sliding transition screen then displays the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority logo, the web address vhhsba.vic.gov.au and the Victoria State Government logo.
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