Monday, 26 April 2010

Wollondilly. Opposition to development

Community groups have urged residents to lobby Wollondilly Council to stop a proposed industrial development. Council has announced that a planning proposal had been received which sought to rezone land in order to allow the construction of four industrial parks, on 240 hectares to the south of Menangle. This site is part of a 600- hectare area where a rail port and industrial park were first proposed in 2005.


Region. Honour for UWS dean

The University of Western Sydney has awarded the Foundation Dean, of the UWS School of Medicine, Emeritus Professor Neville Yeomans, with an Honorary Doctorate of Science. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Janice Reid, said the honour was in recognition of his distinguished achievement and service, the innovative E-teaching Laboratory in the Medical School Building at Campbelltown, which will be named The Neville Yeomans Learning Laboratory. Prior to accepting the role as Foundation Dean, in 2004, Neville Yeomans held a Professorship in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. He was the founding chair at Western Hospital, in Melbourne; was clinical service director, at the Division of Emergency Medicine; and head of the Centre for Oncology and Gastroenterology Services in Western Health.