preliminary works

The NSW Government formally acquired the Tweed Valley Hospital site at Cudgen on 2 November 2018. Essential environmental protection works commenced on 5 November 2018 and were completed in February 2019.

Site security and environmental protection works completed include:

  • Site establishment, including temporary electrical works
  • Completion of geotechnical drilling
  • Site perimeter security fencing and installation of fauna crossings
  • Removal of the vacant properties and structures
  • Testing and making safe a small area of contaminated land
  • Construction of sediment basins and other stormwater controls to reduce sediment and other pollutants currently washing into the environmental area.

Ongoing land management activities will continue, which includes:
  • Weeding of noxious species
  • Other restorative works along the edge of the environmental area.

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