SPIRE (Emergency) – ambulance entry moving from Yamba Drive to Palmer St, a residential street

SPIRE (Emergency) – ambulance entry moving from Yamba Drive to Palmer St, a residential street

The Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency (SPIRE) Centre is a major health infrastructure project for Canberra and the surrounding region. The WVCC supports this facility on the Canberra Hospital campus The SPIRE Centre will increase the territory’s capacity to deliver acute, hospital-based health care in a modern, purpose-built facility. It will see $500 million invested in the Canberra Hospital campus. The building will include: more operating theatres for elective

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ACT Government Indoor Sports Report

ACT Government Indoor Sports Report

On 14 June 2019 the ACT Government released its Planning for Indoor Facilities and Other Sport and Recreation Infrastructure Report (the Report). The link to the Report is here https://www.sport.act.gov.au/sport-facilities/strategic-projects The report finds: Basketball ACT – to explore further provision of basketball facilities in the Belconnen region. Capital Football – the ‘Home of Football’ in Throsby will include indoor futsal courts, funded in the 2019 Budget Gymnastics ACT – to

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Former Woden CIT site – opposite the Canberra Hospital

Former Woden CIT site – opposite the Canberra Hospital

The WVCC objects to the demolition of the former CIT which is strategically located on a 5.5 hectare site between the Woden Town Centre and the Canberra Hospital.  A Territory-wide Health Service Plan is currently being developed and will provide a system wide view of priorities for health service development and redesign over the next five years.

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Woden multi-purpose sports stadium proposal

Woden multi-purpose sports stadium proposal

Sport and recreation activities have the ability to bring people of all ages together and provide opportunities for inclusion. They can inspire and motivate individuals while also fostering community pride. The demolition of Woden’s basketball stadium and closure of both the Woden CIT and the MPowerdome in Tuggeranong have left a shortage of indoor sports facilities across the south of Canberra. The growing ACT electorate of Murrumbidgee does not have

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