Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) has cast doubt on claims by federal Richmond MP Justine Elliot (ALP) that Labor’s preferred site for the new Tweed Hospital is ‘shovel ready’.
NSW Health Infrastructure has repudiated claims by federal Richmond MP Justine Elliot (Labor) that the Kingscliff site for the new Tweed Hospital would need to be assessed by the federal environment department.
The debate over the process and final location of the new Tweed Hospital site continues as the Nationals and Labor accuse each other of putting politics before the people.
Local Federal MP Justine Elliot has highlighted the requirement for the proposed Tweed Hospital site at Cudgen, near Kingscliff, to be referred to the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment
A community panel has been formed to ‘to help shape the vision for the new $582 million Tweed Valley Hospital’, according to Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals).
Local federal MP Justine Elliot has put questions in writing in the federal parliament to the minister for agriculture concerning the NSW state government’s decision to build a new hospital on the protected Cudgen farmlands at Kingscliff.
Questions over the role of the health minister Brad Hazard has played in ruling out the current Tweed Hospital site for redevelopment have been raised by Tweed Shire councillor Chris Cherry.
Lindy Smith,Tweed Heads. The NSW government in defiance of proper transparency again has only released a summary report on its site selection for a new Tweed hospital. Again it is biased, with assessment of issues in the negative for other... Read More →
Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff There were no surprises in the report released by Health Infrastructure ruling out Kings Forest, Chinderah and Tweed Coast Road. It is just another example of very flawed reasoning from this team. The term ‘following community consultation’ is... Read More →
Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff. Geoff Provest wants clarity on what is happening in the new hospital debate. This is strange coming from the master of misinformation! He claims that ‘despite extensive community consultation and expert planning, NSW Labor is insisting the... Read More →
The Nationals are accusing Labor of ‘delaying tactics’ over the Tweed Hospital site while Labor says the government is ‘lying’ about its planned completion date.
In a departure from both the government and opposition plans, Greens North Coast MP Dawn Walker has called for the new Tweed Hospital to be re-developed on its existing site in Tweed Heads.
The controversial original Kingscliff site for the Tweed Valley Hospital has been reconfirmed following a reselection process by NSW Health Infrastructure.
Barbara Joy Roughan, Kingscliff. Which politician is lying to us now? On Saturday, minister Brad Hazzard announced the controversial choice of Kingscliff/Cudgen will be the site of the new, much needed Tweed Valley Hospital. He insists it’s a matter of... Read More →
Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff. Thousands of Tweed residents objecting to the Kingscliff hospital site are completely in agreement with medical staff in wanting a new, larger hospital for the entire Tweed Shire. Our concern is that at no time were the... Read More →
Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff. It has finally been confirmed by a spokeswoman for the NSW Health Tweed Infrastructure team that the current Tweed Heads Hospital will CLOSE once the new Tweed Valley Hospital is up and running. All services will be... Read More →
Reports by the Gold Coast Bulletin that there would be security guards at the next public meeting regarding the site of the Tweed Valley Hospital prompted a scathing response from NSW Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord yesterday.
Marianne Melnikas, Banora Point. I am appalled that the Richmond Federal MP Justine Elliot has stuck her nose into this matter. Health Infrastructure called for Expressions of Interest (EOI). I believe there were around 30 submitted. The criteria from Health Infrastructure... Read More →
Alma McAllister, Secretary, Tweed Heads Branch ALP. At its April meeting the Tweed Heads Branch of the ALP unanimously resolved its opposition to the use of state-significant prime agricultural land to site the much needed new Tweed Hospital. Our members felt strongly that selecting this Kingscliff... Read More →
Labor’s Justine Elliot and Walt Secord, together with Tweed councillor Reece Byrnes, have called on the state government to ‘release a full list of the alternative sites considered for a new Tweed Hospital’.