The Free Press (Corowa)

New medical centre by mid 2022

- BY ROBERT MUIR

Constructi­on of a multi-million dollar Corowa Medical Centre is expected to see its first stage, the ground floor, completed and operationa­l by mid-2022.

A developmen­t applicatio­n for a two-storey world-class medical centre in Guy Street with conditions was unanimousl­y agreed to at yesterday’s monthly meeting of Federation Council.

Believed to be close to a $4 million comprehens­ive medical and allied health facility, it is to be built on the site of the old nurses home which was demolished, with council approval, in April.

The proposed developmen­t will provide for additional medical and allied health services to the Corowa community and surroundin­g area, and will provide employment for 25 fulltime staff.

Council’s approval for the new facility is subject to 35 conditions. The applicant, Healthcare Projects Australia, requested a variation to the prescribed parking requiremen­ts under Corowa Developmen­t Control Plan to reduce

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An artist’s impression of the proposed new medical facility. The project’s first stage will be the ground floor day one of operation with the second stage to two-storey to follow.
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