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2015-16 NSW Budget: Boosting our regions

Published 23rd June, 2015 in Cabinet, Health, Infrastructure, Police & Justice, Education, Education

The Government has delivered the 2015-16 NSW Budget for regional NSW.

Infrastructure project in Regional NSW
Infrastructure project underway in Regional NSW

Key areas of spending in regional NSW include:

North Coast

The Hunter

Central Coast

  • Continuing the $368 million major redevelopment of Gosford Hospital.
  • Delivering the upgrade of Point Clare Public School.
  • Upgrades to social housing in Gosford ($1.5million ), Terrigal ($1 million) and Wyong ($1.4 million).

South East NSW

  • $15 million has been allocated to Gocup Road between Gundagai and Tumut, as part of the $70 million commitment funded from the Regional Freight Pinch Point and Safety program.
  • Continuing the $187 million new South East Regional Hospital Bega.

Western NSW

The Illawarra

  • Completing the $107 million Elective Surgery Unit and upgrade of the Emergency Department and Ambulatory Care services at Wollongong Hospital.
  • Completing the $31 million new multi storey car park at Wollongong Hospital.
  • Delivering the $34 million Bulli Aged Care Centre of Excellence.
  • The $15 million upgrade to Wollongong Courthouse will be completed in 2016.

Western and South Western Sydney

St George and the Sutherland Shire

  • Continuing the $307 million redevelopment of St George Hospital.
  • $12.5 million in 2015–16 to complete the $16.8 million relocation of Cairnsfoot School.
  • Continuing the $63 million expansion of Sutherland Hospital.

The NSW Government is delivering an underlying $713 million surplus in 2015–16 and strong surpluses in each of the following three years.

More information

Visit the NSW Budget 2015–16 website.

Updated: 03 August 2018.

Published 23rd June, 2015 in Cabinet, Health, Infrastructure, Police & Justice, Education, Education
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