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Port Macquarie’s heath hub planned for more growth

Woolacotts is again supporting economic growth in regional Australia, this time it’s the structural, civil and hydraulic design for a new 105 bed vertical village aged care facility in Port Macquarie NSW. “We love projects in regional parts of Australia”, said Kevin Christessen, Principal Engineers of Woolacotts. “I recall the work we did for Port Base Hospital…

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Playing a healthy role in infrastructure

    Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has been appointed capital consultant by NSW Health Infrastructure on a $351 million portfolio. Since May 2013, the Woolacotts team has been responsible for the review of structural and civil engineering for several NSW hospital projects, procured using a finalise design and construct contract. Our role is to ensure that…

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Government mandates sprinklers in nursing homes

Aged care facilities across NSW will be required to install automatic sprinkler systems to reduce the fire risk for elderly and vulnerable residents under a landmark NSW Government initiative. Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Brad Hazzard announced today the mandatory installation of automatic sprinkler systems in all new and existing accredited residential aged care facilities in NSW. “In…