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3626 - OLD BEGA HOSPITAL

3626 - OLD BEGA HOSPITAL

Constance, Andrew to the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Minister for Women, Minister for Science and Medical Research, and Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Cancer) representing the Minister for Lands, Minister for Rural Affairs, Minister for Regional Development, and Acting Minister for the Central Coast
  1. When will the old Bega Hospital be rebuilt given it burnt down in May 2004?
  2. Given that local volunteers continue to fundraise and maintain the area, what support will the Government give to assist their efforts?
  3. If the Government will not rebuild the old hospital, are there plans to knock it down?
Answer -
  1. Funding in the order of $2 - $3 million cannot be sourced from the Public Reserves Management Fund.
  2. The Department of Lands is examining alternative strategies that cater for reserve users and other community groups in the Bega area.
  3. No.
Question asked on 25 June 2008 (session 54-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 78
Answer received on 29 July 2008 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 82