A Statement of Intent with the NSW Government has been signed with three major universities to deliver the Liverpool Innovation Precinct. The project is part of the $740 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct, which includes the redevelopment of Liverpool Hospital.
South Western Sydney Local Health District and Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Science will partner with Western Sydney University, University of NSW and the University of Wollongong to deliver the precinct and thereby attract investment, infrastructure and jobs to the region.
It was “possibly the most exciting thing that’s happened in the region of late”, Premier Gladys Berejiklian told the Leader.
“It’s all about jobs for the future. To have three of our best universities sign an agreement to work with the local health district and the Ingham Institute to bring world-class academics and jobs to South-West Sydney is just mind-blowing,” she said.
Liverpool and the South-West would become a “destination point for the best minds in the world”, Ms Berejiklian said.
The seat of Holsworthy has emerged as a key seat ahead of the March election, with Ms Berejiklian also announcing a $17 million investment for up to 250 additional car spaces at Warwick Farm railway station.
Original article: Liverpool Leader, February 25, 2019
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Image caption: An artist’s impression of what the new Liverpool Innovation Precinct might look like.