Lynne Weir, Acting Chief Executive for the Northern NSW Local Health District, has welcomed a major milestone in the Tweed Valley Hospital planning process, with the project lodging a request for environmental assessment requirements.
It has been confirmed that the new $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital will be located opposite Kingscliff TAFE, following extensive community feedback and support for the greenfield site.
Health Infrastructure shortlisted three sites based on independent expert advice and the assessment process was overseen by an independent probity advisor.
The community consultation on the site for the new $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital has received a great response, with the local community welcoming the opportunity to provide input on the location.
The community consultation process on the site for the new $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital is continuing with a good level of community engagement and constructive feedback.
The first of a number of community drop-in sessions about the site for the new $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital will be held at the project office in Tweed Heads on Wednesday, 16 May 2018.
The NSW Government is inviting the community to provide feedback on the proposed site for the new Tweed Valley Hospital and nominate any alternative sites for consideration.
The Site Selection Summary Report provides more information on the site selection process, the key features and considerations for the selected site and an overview of all the site investigation areas and the key issues and considerations applicable to each area.
The greenfield site for the new $534 million state-of-the-art Tweed Valley Hospital on Cudgen Road opposite Kingscliff TAFE was selected after an extensive search.
The site was selected from more than 30 other across the region, and its location provides an opportunity to develop a health and education precinct over time.
Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Deputy Premier John Barilaro, Minister for Health Brad Hazzard and Tweed MP Geoff Provest visited The Tweed Hospital on 13 June 2017 and announced funding of $534 million for a new state-of-the-art hospital for the Tweed Valley.