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Delay of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Eligibility - Electors of the Division of Kawana

Principal Petitioner:

Loretta Searchfield
PO Box 177

Total Signatures - 2994

Sponsoring Member: Jarrod Bleijie MP

Posting Date: 4/08/2010

Tabled Date: 4/08/2010

Responded By: Hon Paul Lucas MP on 3/09/2010

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of electors of the Electorates of Kawana, Caloundra and neighbouring areas draws to the attention of the House the delay by at least two years of the opening of the University of the Sunshine Coast Hospital in Kawana.  This delay will be detrimental for local residents and families and a return to the original promised timeframe is essential.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to adhere to the original commitment that stage one of the project which consists of 450 beds, is completed by 2014 as initially promised to the local community.