Monday, 29 June 2009

Westmead. New HQ for Careflight

CareFlight has been given a $2.2 million State Government grant for a new headquarters to co-ordinate its national network of medical, rescue helicopter and air ambulance services. “Having a new headquarters building, very close to our helicopter operations base located in the grounds of Westmead Hospital, will improve the efficiency of the service which CareFlight is proud to deliver to the community,” CareFlight chairman, Dr Andrew Refshauge. The Motor Accidents Authority funded the grant.


Region. Last days for economic board

The NSW Government’s Parramatta-based Greater Western Sydney Economic Development Board will cease to be on June 30, when it and the Federal Government’s Sydney GROW Area Consultative Committee, also based in Parramatta, are folded into the new, national Regional Development Australia, established by the Federal Government, which said RDA, in NSW, would ensure a more strategic and responsive approach to regional development and help guide economic growth across regional NSW