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Budget Delivers for Pittwater’s Key Infrastructure Projects

Friday, 21 June 2019

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes has welcomed further funding in the State Budget to continue the NSW Government’s essential investment in local infrastructure.

The NSW Budget is the envy of the nation with a surplus of $802 million projected for 2018-19, and surpluses averaging $1.7 billion projected over the next four years.

A record $93 billion will be invested in building infrastructure, supporting drought-affected farming communities and cutting taxes across NSW in 2019-20.

Key local allocations for 2019/20 include:

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Work Begins on New Inpatient Building at Mona Vale Hospital

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced work has commenced on the next new inpatient building at Mona Vale Hospital.

The new building will accommodate a specialist 10-bed inpatient geriatric medical unit and a dedicated 10-bed inpatient palliative care unit – the first of its type on the Northern Beaches.

The tender for the project has been awarded to Donnelley Constructions and work is expected to be completed in mid-2020.

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Stage Set for Barrenjoey High's New Performance Space

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Construction contracts are set to be awarded in coming weeks for Barrenjoey High School’s new Community Performance Space.

The NSW Liberal Government has provided more than $1.2 million towards the project which has been led by the school’s P&C Association and supported by Northern Beaches Council.

Barrenjoey High School has an outstanding reputation of producing exceptionally talented performing artists and this dedicated new space will support this to continue.

“This will provide amazing benefits for the school and the wider community,” Rob Stokes said today.

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Mona Vale Road Upgrade: Changed Traffic Conditions

Monday, 18 March 2019

Motorists are being reminded that a 60km/h speed limit has been introduced as part of the Mona Vale Road Upgrade.

Work on the $140 million eastern section of the project is underway with work crews progressing vegetation removal and site establishment works.

The completed project will include the introduction of additional climbing and descending lanes, wider shoulders, median separation, fauna connectivity improvements and a heavy vehicle arrester bed.

“This is an essential project that’s been on our community’s to-do list for decades,” Rob Stokes said.

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