Projects taking place in the City of Melton

There are a number of major projects happening within the City of Melton that are not being led by Melton City Council.
Please refer to the relevant websites for the latest information and to keep up-to-date on community consultation opportunities.

Melton Hospital

The Victorian Government has committed $900 million to $1 billion to construct the new Melton Hospital in Cobblebank.

For more information visit the Victorian Health Building Authority website.

Western Highway Business Case 

The Victorian and Federal Governments are planning for a potential upgrade of the Western Freeway between Melton and Caroline Springs to improve safety, freeway access and road capacity to help accommodate growing demand.

Visit the Western Freeway upgrade project page on the Big Build website.


VicRoads is undertaking the following major road projects. For more information on these projects, visit the VicRoads project website.

Level Crossing Removals

As part of the Victorian Government's Level Crossing Removal Project, the following level crossings within the City of Melton have been identified for removal:

Melton Train Station

As part of works to remove four level crossings in Melton, the Victorian Government is replacing the existing Melton Train Station with a new modern and accessible facility.

 Visit the project page on the Big Build website

Harkness Cemetery 

A new cemetery is being planned between Harkness and Bulmans roads, Harkness. The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust has completed the masterplan for the new memorial park and are in the process of finalising the detailed design.

You can register for updates and follow the project page.