Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Parramatta. State Budget investment in the city

Member for Parramatta Tanya Gadiel announced major investments worth more than $90 million in local infrastructure and frontline services as part of the NSW Budget. Investments include: $2.5 million to further reduce the elective surgery waiting lists at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; $3 million for southbound bus lane on Church Street, from By Street to Pennant Hills Road at North Parramatta; $1.8 million for improvements to Western Sydney’s court network, with facilities to be renovated at Parramatta. As part of this the Children’s Court at Parramatta will receive an additional courtroom and an area for mediation; and $14.5 million to establish West Parramatta ZS and East Parramatta Switching Station as part of a network of 132/11kV zone substations servicing the greater Parramatta area.