The Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority (VHHSBA) is a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in the Victorian State Government.
Established in 2017, we lead the planning, delivery and oversight of Victoria’s public health infrastructure, with almost $6 billion of projects in planning and delivery underway, and a forward pipeline of almost $8 billion.
This includes metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals, community health services, residential aged care and mental health facilities, and ambulance branches across Victoria.
We are also responsible for oversight of almost $24 billion of built infrastructure, totaling over 2,500 critical health assets across the state.
Through strong partnerships with local and federal government, health services, industry and Victorian communities, our expert teams in planning and development, asset strategy and delivery provide innovative and sustainable solutions to ensure our health system meets the current and future needs of all Victorians.
Our leadership team are responsible for the strategic direction and performance of VHHSBA and are committed to delivering outcomes that improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.
Our executive leadership team includes:
Robert Fiske, Chief Executive Officer
Deanne Leaver, Director Asset Strategy
Stefano Scalzo, Director Planning and Delivery
Tony Michele, Executive Director Delivery
Chris Browne, Director Communications and Engagement
Barbara Chalkley, Director Business Services and Program Management Office
Our advisory board provide governance support to our executive leadership team.
Jenny Mikakos, MP
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
Minister for the Coordination of Health and Human Services – COVID-19
Minister for Health
Minister for Ambulance Services
Martin Foley, MP
Minister for Mental Health
The Hon. Luke Donnellan, MP
Minister for Child Protection
Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers
The Hon. Gabrielle Williams, MP
Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence
Working with us
We work with organisations that have specialist expertise in health service design and planning, architecture, engineering, construction and project management, property and asset management.
If you are a business interested in supplying goods and services to support our projects, please register your interest on the Industry Capability Network (ICN) Gateway website. The (ICN) is a business network that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects.