The Clinical Teaching Building

Parent project: La Trobe Rural Health School

Project summary/description

The Clinical Teaching Building is to be co-located with the Monash University School of Rural Health and the Primary Health Care Clinic on the site of the Bendigo Health campus.

The vision for the Clinical Teaching Building is to create a diverse yet holistic student, research and academic experience by continuing to offer choice to satisfy a variety of social needs, teaching, research and learning environments. The new building will be used by a number of related disciplines including: nursing and midwifery, dentistry, oral health, human biosciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, speech pathology, paramedic practice, health sciences and social work. The building will achieve a 5 star Green Star design rating in keeping with La Trobe University's commitment to sustainability.

The facility supports the clinical school model that has been implemented in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The building will be flexible to accommodate the different disciplines. Space will include rooms for learning, teaching and research.

Funding source and budget details

The building cost $22.4 million.

See the La Trobe Rural Health School page for more details.

Timeline/key milestones

The project was completed in 2013.

Project team consultants

Project ManagerAurecon
ArchitectBillard Leece Partnership
Briefing ArchitectsBates Smart
Services ConsultantWaterman AHW Consulting Engineers
Quantity SurveyorsDonald Cant Watts Corke
 Structural/Civil EngineersIrwin Consulting
 Building SurveyorPhilip Chun
 ESD ConsultantCundall
 Audio-VisualNorman Disney Young
 BuilderKane Constructions

Project updates

Last Update: 13 November 2012