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Colac's Ambulance Station was relocated to a new site in Rae St on
the 12 November 2003 due to Colac's Hospital redevelopment.
Below is the progressive development of the new station.

         
 
 
Week 1

16 June 2003

Block of land purchased and fenced off in preparation of construction.

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Week 2

23 June 2003

Site Office and building in place.

Ambulance Station foundations pegged out.

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Week 3

30 June 2003

Boundary fencing in place.

Garage framework up.

Foundations for station slab dug.

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Week 4

7 July 2003

Nil progress.

 

   
 
 
Week 5

14 July 2003

Slab laid for station house.

Garage framework up.

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Week 6

21 July 2003

Framework for station house walls being erected.

Garage roofing in place.

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Week 7

28 July 2003

Framework for station house walls completed.

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Week 8

4 August 2003

Station house roof frame now complete.

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Week 9

11 August 2003

Station house wall insulation wrapping in place.

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Week 10

18 August 2003

Station house roof iron half completed.

Brickwork completed below floor line.

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Week 11

25 August 2003

Station roof almost complete.

External windows & doors in place.

Internal electrical wiring begun.

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Week 12

01 September2003

Garage concrete slab now laid.

Some brickwork around station office now complete.

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Week 13

08 September 2003

External brickwork around building now complete.

Internal electrical wiring laid throughout the building, awaiting plastering to finish.

Work on storm water drainage begun.

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Week 14

15 September 2003

Storm water drainage now complete.

Internal plastering begun in wet areas.

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Week 15

22 September 2003

Internal plastering & electrical work continues.

Preparation for driveway concreting begins.

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Week 16

29 September 2003

Internal plastering & electrical work continues.

All cupboards and kitchen throughout building in place.

Garage cladding begins.

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Week 17

6 October 2003

Internal plastering & electrical work continues.

Concreting of driveway now complete.

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Week 18

13 October 2003

Painting of branch almost complete.

Garage cladding completed.

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Week 19

20 October 2003

Painting now complete.

Floor coverings started

Landscaping begun.

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Week 20

27 October 2003

Radio tower & wiring completed.

Landscaping now finished.

Folding doors in place.

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Week 21

3 November 2003

Final week - Handover 10 November.

Final finishing and cleanup underway.

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Week 22

12 November 2003

First rostered shift in the new station.

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