Investing in the health system across Victoria

Nurse and patient

The Victorian people deserve a health system they can rely on, and the Andrews Labor Government is investing in it - with a record $2.9 billion to ensure Victorians get the care they need.

This significant boost targets all areas of the health system, including hospital facilities and services, elective surgery, ambulances and mental health.

Priority Spotlight

$2.9 Billion

for our health system


specialist heart hospital


for elective surgery


state to legalise medicinal cannabis

Priority Initiatives


Ensuring hospital services can meet the needs of Victorians in our growing state


Improving ambulance response times

Air ambulance landing

Elective surgery

Nearly 200,000 Victorians will get the surgery they need

Team watching surgical procedure

Mental health

Increasing support for Victorians with a mental illness and their families

Two nurses with patient file

Medicinal cannabis

Victoria is the first state in Australia to legalise access to medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis plant

Regional health

Investing in rural and regional areas so local families have hospitals and services they can rely on

Bendigo Hospital

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