Bendigo Hospital

The Bendigo Hospital project delivered a new hospital with 372 beds, 11 new operating theatres, an integrated cancer centre and mental health unit, helipad and a new multi-storey car park.

Project name

Bendigo Hospital


$1.11 billion (net present cost as at March 2013)


Service delivery commenced

Department and agency

Department of Health and Human Services and Bendigo Health


The contract for the Bendigo Hospital project has been awarded to the Exemplar Health Consortium.

Financial close was achieved on 29 May 2013. The lead parties within the consortium are Capella Capital as the sponsor, Lend Lease and Siemens as equity investors, Lend Lease as the builder and Spotless as the facilities maintenance provider. 

The project delivered:

  • a new hospital built on one site located in Barnard Street, Bendigo
  • 372 beds and 11 operating theatres
  • an integrated cancer centre and mental health unit
  • a helipad on top of a new multi-storey car park on Lucan Street connected by bridge link.

The public private partnership model for the Bendigo Hospital was a design, build, finance and maintain model, with the medical services being provided by Bendigo Health. The existing hospital remained operational throughout construction. 

A Project Summary was released in October 2013 and the contract is available below.

The Bendigo hospital was completed in early 2017 and is now fully operational.

Stage 2 construction of the multi-storey car park was completed in June 2018.

Contact information

Dimi Karalis

Contract Administrator (PPP)
Bendigo Hospital | The Royal Children's Hospital
VCCC | The Royal Women's Hospital | Casey Hospital
Phone: 0419 012 409

Related information

Bendigo Hospital Project Contract

Reviewed 08/03/2023
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