Budget 2018-19: Boost For Health, Education, Roads & Infrastructure

Plus Funding For Our Zoo

Budget 2018-19: Boost For Health, Education, Roads & Infrastructure

The 2018/2019 NSW budget has been delivered with the Central West and Orana regions getting a boost in health and education, roads and infrastructure funding.

$6.3 million has been committed to the planning phase for the new Dubbo bridge over the Macquarie River, while $20 million will help continue the delivery of overtaking lanes on the Mitchell Highway.

Meantime, Stages 3 and 4 of the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment will be enhanced thanks to a $59 million investment, a $6 million allocation, taking the total funding for a planned Western Cancer Centre in Dubbo to $35 million.

Other earmarks include funding for the Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

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