The Bendigo Hospital Project was delivered as a public-private partnership (PPP) under the State Government’s Partnerships Victoria policy.
Under a PPP, the government contracts with a private sector consortium to design, build and finance state infrastructure (such as hospitals, roads or prisons) as well as maintain that infrastructure and provide other ancillary services.
The Exemplar Health consortium was responsible for designing and building the new Bendigo Hospital and providing a range of facilities management services to the new building for 25 years.
In 2017, the Victorian Government entered into a 25-year contract with Exemplar Health, for the facility and non-clinical services.
The public sector (Bendigo Health Care Group) on behalf of the state is primarily responsible for:
The private sector (Exemplar Health) is responsible for:
Under the PPP Contract, Exemplar Health have also facilitated delivery of a number of commercial developments including:
The new hospital build saw:
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