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New Hospital for Coomera

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Patrick Reynolds
13 Daintree Drive

Total Signatures - 77

Sponsoring Member: Michael Crandon MP

Posting Date: 31/08/2017

Closing Date: 12/02/2018

Tabled Date: 15/02/2018

Responded By: Hon Dr Steven Miles MP on 19/03/2018

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

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the urgent need to construct a hospital in the fastest growing region in Australia, that region being Coomera and Pimpama. In the recently released South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 (also known as ShapingSEQ), this area is identified as the area that will accommodate the largest proportion of the sub-region's planned greenfield growth. A proposal for the construction of a hospital is therefore essential for the provision of services to the residents of Coomera and surrounding northern Gold Coast area. The Coomera area is already a well located and planned urban settlement and, as such, must be serviced by appropriate medical infrastructure.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to do all in its power to ensure planning and construction of a hospital in the medical precinct adjacent to the Coomera Railway Station and "under construction" Coomera Town Centre.