Monday, 27 June 2011

Warwick Farm. Redevelopment of racecourse

A multi-million dollar redevelopment of 90-hectare Warwick Farm Racecourse will transform the venue into a sporting and entertainment precinct. Australian Turf Club chairman, John Cornish, said employment, business and economic benefits from master plans would be significant for the entire Liverpool community. “We expect the entire project to be completed over the next five years, subject to obtaining all the relevant statutory approvals," he said at a Liverpool Chamber of Commerce meeting at the racecourse, The Australian Turf Club resulted from the merger between the Australian Jockey Club and Sydney Turf Club earlier this year.


Blacktown. $16 million upgrade

Work will begin in early July on the $16 million. redevelopment of Blacktown Showground after it was passed in the 2011/12 council budget The project will see the demolition of the existing buildings at Francis Park and the construction of a synthetic running track, playground, showroom and grandstand to cater for conferences and finally, an arts and culture precinct.


North Ryde. Hospital wins an award

The Private Hospitals Association of Queensland presented Macquarie University Hospital with an award for Innovative Practice in the Private Sector, non-clinical/ operational innovations. The hospital won the award for developing a robust system that manages scanning and automated upload processes for paper of all patient related clinical documents. Currently in Australian hospitals, patient-related documents are stored in a number of places throughout a hospital. "At Macquarie University Hospital our health care information is recorded electronically … to provide information that can be immediately accessed and tracked throughout a patient's journey," Azad Ekmekjian, manager, health information services

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