New South Wales Far South Coast MP Andrew Constance says the State Government is falling short of its promise to build the Bega Valley Regional Hospital.
Mr Constance says it is the fourth anniversary of the government promising to build the hospital by 2011, but the construction process has not started.
He says he is worried the government will use Federal health reforms as a reason to delay the $100m project.
And he says he is pressuring the Premier, Kristina Keneally, to include the hospital in this year’s budget.
“People want to see it in black and white in the budget papers,” he said.
“It gives it the certainty in terms of the funding allocation.
“Given that the project is yet to be signed off by New South Wales treasury, it is vital that the Premier give this commitment in the budget papers.
“I have written to her requesting that this happen.”
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