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Health

New funding for the:

  • $200.0 million Bathurst Hospital major redevelopment.

  • $6.0 million upgrade to biomedical equipment across the Western NSW Local Health District to improve reliability and ensure better care and outcomes for patients in major hospitals and smaller rural communities.

Continued delivery of the:

  • $306.3 million Dubbo Health Service redevelopment (Stages 1 to 4, car park and Cancer Centre).

  • $110.2 million Cowra Hospital redevelopment (including additional funding of $40.0 million).

  • $6.0 million Canowindra HealthOne.

  • $4.0 million Bathurst Hospital MRI.

Education

  • $13.5 million in 2022-23 for ongoing major upgrades to Bletchington Public School.

  • $9.4 million in 2022-23 for Millthorpe Public School to continue delivery of a new learning hub, library and major refurbishments.

Transport

  • $142.9 million to continue planning upgrades to the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Lithgow (state and federally funded), including commencing construction on the Medlow Bath and Cox's River Road sections of the highway.

  • $88.6 million to continue construction of the Parkes Bypass, as part of the Newell Highway upgrades (state and federally funded).

  • $68.4 million for the planning and construction of overtaking lanes along the full length the Newell Highway (state and federally funded), including in the Central West.

  • $32.8 million to commence construction of the new Dubbo Bridge on the Newell Highway over the Macquarie River, Dubbo (state and federally funded).

  • $20.3 million to complete upgrades to the Great Western Highway between Kelso and Raglan.

  • $4.7 million for planning the Newell Highway Flood Mitigation works between West Wyalong and Forbes.

Stronger Communities

  • $35.0 million for the construction of the NSW Police Dubbo Regional Education and Training Centre.

  • $8.7 million for the construction of a new Blayney Police Station.

  • $5.2 million for the Dubbo Court Expansion.

Planning and Environment

  • $10.2 million to deliver new and upgraded quality homes for First Nations people through the Aboriginal Housing Office.

Continued delivery of the:

  • $49.4 million Gardens of Stone Great Walk, a new ecotourism and adventure destination that will include Australia’s longest zipline and an elevated canyon walk.

  • $47.7 million new purpose-built office hub in Dubbo, to accommodate 650 workers from across government agencies, improving cross-agency collaboration and service delivery across western New South Wales.

Regional NSW

  • $219.0 million (including $185.4 million from the Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund) towards delivery of the 4,800 ha Parkes Special Activation Precinct.

Grants to boost local economies including:

  • $2.8 million to upgrade the Glow Worm Tunnel visitor precinct.

  • $1.1 million to refurbish the King George Oval and Blayney Netball Centre precinct.

  • $1.0 million to construct a fire shelter and refilling stations in Wolgan Valley.

Customer Service

  • $52.1 million for the Spatial Data Infrastructure Program.

  • $31.3 million for the NSW Spatial Digital Twin (Live.NSW).

  • $28.0 million for the Mission-Critical Emergency Services Messaging Program.

  • $7.1 million for Corsnet navigation/surveying system maintenance.

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