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 social infrastructure. We currently have $7.84 billion of funded projects in planning and delivery including:
metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals
community health services
residential aged care
mental health facilities
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, Executive General Manager, Asset Strategy
Stefano Scalzo, Executive General Manager, Planning and Development
Tony Michele, Executive Director Delivery
Chris Browne, Executive General Manager, Communications and Engagement
Barbara Chalkley, Executive General Manager, Business Services and Program Management Office.
Our advisory board provide governance support to our executive leadership team.
The Hon. Martin Foley, MP
Minister for Health
Minister for Ambulance Services
Minister for the Coordination of Health and Human Services – COVID-19
The Hon. James Merlino, MP
Minister for Mental Health
The Hon. Luke Donnellan, MP
Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers
The Hon. Gabrielle Williams, MP
Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence
Working with us
Our expert teams in planning and development, delivery, asset management and communications and engagement are highly talented and passionate people who strive to achieve best practice solutions and outcomes for all Victorians.
We work with the health sector and industry organisations with specialist expertise in health service design and planning, architecture, engineering, construction, project management, property and asset management.
Together, we create vibrant and healthy places to support the wellbeing of all Victorians.
If you are passionate about public health and interested in contributing to the planning, design and delivery of world-class health infrastructure, then we want to hear from you.