Pittwater receives $65 million budget boost

Published:
01/08/2021

 

Infrastructure projects in Pittwater will receive an injection of more than $65 million in the 2021-22 NSW Budget.

The funding will be spread across education, road, hospital and public transport projects.

Highlights include a further $29 million committed to the ongoing upgrade of Mona Vale Road East; $25.24 million towards the upgrade of Mona Vale Public School; and $7.27 million towards the modernisation and redevelopment of Mona Vale Hospital.

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes spoke about what this year’s Budget means for Pittwater.

“Despite the unusual and challenging economic climate – we’ve been able to delay forecasts and maintain a record flow of funds towards our community’s most essential projects,” he said.

“This isn’t the time to take the foot off the accelerator. These projects are exactly what’s needed to continue supporting our local jobs and boosting our economy.

“This is a strong and encouraging budget and I’m looking forward to seeing progress continue on our major local projects.”

Author:
David Shilovsky, Intern, Peninsula Living Magazine

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