Investment almost $2.9 billion
The Victorian Government is building on our record-breaking investments in Victoria’s health system with almost $2.9 billion to ensure that Victorians, wherever they live, receive first-class care.
We understand that making sure every Victorian has the health care they need could save the life of a child, a parent or a loved one.
What will the money be used for?
The 2017/18 Budget includes investments for:
$162.7 million to upgrade and expand inpatient infrastructure at the Northern Hospital. Locate on map.
Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals
$69.8 million to upgrade key infrastructure at the Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.
Monash Medical Centre
$63.2 million to upgrade the Monash Medical Centre emergency department to better target care to children and adults. Locate on map.
Footscray Hospital development
$50 million to plan the new Footscray Hospital development, servicing the growing population in Melbourne's inner west and for urgent works at the existing hospital. Locate on map.
Upgrading specialist medical equipment
$35 million for upgrading specialist medical equipment, including MRI and CT scanners in metropolitan and regional hospitals.
Taking action on ice and other drugs
More funding for mental health to save lives
Better hospitals mean better care for Victorians
Monash emergency expansion to treat kids quicker
Giving patients the best possible care
World class Monash Children's officially opens its doors