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Health

New funding for the:

  • $263.8 million Grafton Base Hospital redevelopment.

  • $4.2 million Medical Equipment upgrade across Mid North Coast Local Health District.

  • $2.5 million Kempsey Heritage Building refurbishment.

  • $2.0 million Ballina Hospital redevelopment planning.

  • $1.7 million Imaging Service upgrade across Mid North Coast Local Health District.

Continued delivery of the:

  • $723.3 million Tweed Hospital and Integrated Ambulatory Services and car park.

  • $312.8 million Lismore Hospital (Stages 3A, B, and C) redevelopment.

  • $194.0 million Coffs Harbour Hospital expansion.

  • $21.5 million Port Macquarie Hospital Helipad Relocation and car park. 

Education

  • $70.1 million in 2022-23 to continue delivery of major upgrades at Kingscliff Public School, Tweed Heads South Public School, Kingscliff High School, Bangalow Public School, Hastings Secondary College, Teven-Tintenbar Public School and Bexhill Public School.

  • $40.2 million in 2022-23 to continue delivery of the new Murwillumbah Education Campus.

  • $10.1 million in 2022-23 to continue delivery of skills facilities at Tweed River High School for the VET Pilot Program, in conjunction with ongoing major upgrades.

  • $3.2 million in 2022-23 to expand the TAFE campus at Kingscliff.

  • $2.9 million in 2022-23 for the Coffs Harbour TAFE Optimisation.

  • $2.5 million in 2022-23 for the Northern Rivers Education, Training and Research Hub.

  • $886,000 in 2022-23 to relocate the Lennox Head Public School.

Transport

  • $1.4 billion over four years to continue construction of the Coffs Harbour Bypass, which will improve safety and reduce travel time (state and federal funded).

  • $39.3 million over four years to deliver road improvements along Waterfall Way from Pacific Highway at Raleigh to Armidale.

  • $2.0 million as part of the $20 million commitment to fast track the Oxley Highway/Pacific Highway Interchange at Port Macquarie as part of the Oxley Highway Future Growth Program.

Stronger Communities

  • $52.7 million for the construction of new regional police stations to maximise productivity and meet the current and future needs of the NSW Police Force and community at Port Macquarie and Byron Bay.

  • $3.5 million to fit out premises for the Firearms Registry in the Tweed Heads area.

Planning and Environment

  • $168.0 million to deliver new social and police housing as well as repair and replace existing homes damaged during the floods.

  • $70.0 million to repair and replace flood-damaged housing for First Nations people. 

  • $56.4 million for the Dorrigo Escarpment Walk and Arc Rainforest visitor experience.

  • $54.7 million to continue delivery of a new purpose-built office hub in Coffs Harbour, to accommodate 430 workers from across government agencies, improving cross agency collaboration and service delivery across the North Coast. 

  • $32.9 million to enhance biosecurity for Lord Howe Island to protect the ecological values of this World Heritage listed site.

Regional NSW

Grants to boost local economies including:

  • $11.1 million to support the expansion of the Treelands Drive Community Hub and improve the accessibility of services to the community.

  • $10.0 million to upgrade and install new infrastructure in Casino to develop a 13 ha industrial park to facilitate the growth and expansion of local industry.

  • $4.9 million to upgrade the Astronomy Science Centre in Port Macquarie.

Customer Service

  • $14.6 million for the Mission-Critical Emergency Services Messaging Program.