La Trobe Health and Wellbeing Hub Project


La Trobe Health & Wellbeing Hub will meet existing and future population growth, providing an integrated model of health & wellbeing service delivery from the La Trobe University campus.

A formal procurement process will take place throughout 2018 and will

  • initial identification of suitable partners
  • establish a joint-vision for service delivery
  • explore and incorporate La Trobe University research, teaching & placement opportunities
  • finalise the partnership and investment model

Proposals will acknowledge the campus' 6 Star Green Star Community status, and support the La Trobe National Employment & Innovation Cluster objectives for employment creation in health services.

Project status

Public process is likely commence at the start of June 2018 and continue throughout the remainder of the year.

Project benefits

  • Future health services delivered to a growing Northern region, including much needed services to an aging population
  • Supporting health services and research employment as envisaged by Plan Melbourne and the La Trobe National Employment & Innovation Cluster
  • Provide additional sub-acute, rehabilitation and aged care services to compliment acute services already delivered at Austin Health and Northern Health
  • Delivery of the La Trobe University Master Plan's proposed health precinct, and increasing the existing medical presence on Plenty Road
  • Increasing linkages between La Trobe University and the health services industry for research, teaching and education placement opportunities

Design features

The Health & Wellbeing Hub is part of the Melbourne Campus' 6 Star Green Star Community status.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is happening the current La Trobe University Medical Centre, Hospital & Health Science Clinic?

The site opportunity includes the existing buildings. However, until a partner or partnership model is identified, we cannot say with certainty whether these buildings will be incorporated in their current state.

Are you selling off part of the campus to Developers to do this?

No. The land in being offered on a long-term lease basis, and there is no plan to sell this land. Partnership models will need to work within this parameter.

Can the University afford to build these new facilities?

There is no intention for the University to fund these facilities. The University is offering the site on the basis that an external partner deliver and finance the new facilities on behalf of the University.

Project consultants

Client: La Trobe University
Project manager:  
Architects: SJB Urban, Billard Leece Partnership
Building services:  
Quantity surveyor: 
Structural/civil engineers: 
Building surveyor:              PLP
Other details:Ernst & Young Real Estate - Marcus Willison, Partner
For more information, contact La Trobe University Project Director:

Andrew Vamvakaris
Director, Property Development or 03 9479 1228