Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Region. Better rail access to the south-west

Planning Minister Frank Sartor has approved a $450 million project to double the number of tracks within the rail corridor of the East Hills line, between Kingsgrove to Revesby, to ease congestion on the existing rail line. The East Hills Line is an important transport corridor within south-west Sydney, associated with the Campbelltown and Leppington centres, the South West Growth Centre, the M5 Motorway corridor and the Sydney CBD to the Airport/Port Botany corridor.


Westnead. Redevelopment of health campus

The Department of Health, on behalf the Sydney West Area Health Service, Children’s Hospital Westmead, Children’s Medical Research Institute and Sydney University, has called for expressions of interest for the role of head consultant, Westmead Campus Research Hub and Medical and Dental Facility. The works involve research and educational facilities. The Westmead health campus and adjacent neighbours are currently undertaking intensive review and planning, potentially leading to major development of the precinct.