New Diamond Creek ambulance branch opens
Diamond Creek and surrounding areas will now have access to round-the-clock emergency care and faster response times with the opening of a new $2.5 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch.
Located on Main Hurstbridge Road, this purpose-built facility is Diamond Creek’s first ever stand-alone ambulance station. It features a drive in-and-out garage bay for up to four vehicles, rest and recline areas, training rooms, modern amenities, a fully fitted out kitchen and staff car parking.
The new ambulance branch is a welcome boost for local paramedics, who up until now have been serving the community from a co-located facility with police and fire services. The size and speed of growth in the area meant a bigger, purpose-built ambulance station was required to keep pace with community need.
Funded through the Ambulance Victoria Capital Upgrades Project, the new Diamond Creek ambulance station is part of a $500 million investment by the Victorian Government which is designed to improve ambulance response times and ensure paramedics are supported to care for communities now and into the future.
Learn more about the Ambulance Victoria Capital Upgrades Project via our dedicated project page.