Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 17

Interview with Ted Mack, Mayor of North Sydney, Independent State and Federal Member for North Sydney – November 17, 2014

“One of the most important issues that came out of hospital design in the 1970’s, and I think ever since is the need for hospital’s to have substantial areas of land so that they can be continuously be re-developed, and this is more important in the future, because every hospital has to every 30-40 years, …

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Nov 13

Interview with Mayor of Lane Cove, David Brooks-Horn and Former Mayor of Lane Cove, Scott Bennison – November 13, 2014

 

Nov 10

Join our social media campaign to #helpsaveRNSH – November 10, 2014

Once again the NSW government is trying to sell off part of the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) – specifically zone 8 which in particular, houses much-valued subsidised childcare for RNSH staff. We are lobbying against the sale of this valuable land in order to guarantee the future of RNSH. We invite you to join our #helpsaveRNSH social media campaign …

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Nov 10

Interview with Dr Anthony Joseph – Nov 10, 2014

“You’ll find that the Lane Cove Council is seeking community input into this development, in this area, yet we’ve got the State Government wanting to sell off an acre of land from the southern campus at Royal North Shore, to put in high rises with no community consultation, it makes you wonder what’s going on …

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Nov 10

Interview with Harvey Porter, President of the Lane Cove RSL – Nov 10, 2014

“If they sell the land in the medical precinct, they’ll never be able to afford to get it back to build the bigger hospital that they will need in the future.”

Nov 10

The cost of childcare – Edward Makepeace, Secretary NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, RNSH – Nov 10, 2014

The cost of childcare – Edward Makepeace, Secretary NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, RNSH “The hours are friendly, and staff understand what it’s like working in a hospital. If you don’t show up on the dot of closing time or if there’s an emergency, they’ll stay and look after your kids. “At a private centre, …

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Nov 10

RNSH campus size – setting the record straight – Nov 10, 2014

The current campus is 14.2 hectares. After the proposed sale, and excluding the private hospital, it is 11.0 hectares. The private hospital is not strictly a part of the public hospital campus. After exclusion of the heritage area, it is 9.8 hectares. The heritage buildings have very limited development potential for the site. The area being …

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Nov 06

Greens move to protect public hospital land from NSW government’s $97m cash grab – Greens MP John Kaye – November 5, 2014

Greens move to protect public hospital land from NSW government’s $97m cash grab Media release: 5 November 2014 The Greens are calling on Health Minister Jillian Skinner to immediately halt the sale or lease of the southern campus at Royal North Shore Hospital. The community and staff must be provided with the opportunity to be involved …

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Nov 03

Government is planning to make a quick buck – Dr Adam Rehak

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