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Proposed Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre

The team at Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre and Zauner Construction are very pleased to advise that the concept plans for the exciting development of the new state of the art Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre (BIMC) have been released. We are now keen to seek community feedback on the project.

The feedback will be used to inform the application to the State Government for consideration of the project as a State Significant Development. To assist in gathering feedback on the project, Bathurst Regional Council has offered to place the project on its YourSay Bathurst website, so community members are able to view the proposed project and provide feedback to the team at BIMC and Zauner Construction. 

The proposed development is a 6 level “one stop” integrated Medical Centre on the currently unoccupied Clancy Ford site at 250 – 252 Howick Street, and an adjoining 5 level car park on the existing George Street site. The car parking available will increase from approximately 330 spaces to as many as 950 cars, hugely benefitting the Bathurst community and the many surrounding CBD businesses.

The BIMC will be a privately funded project of approximately $70 million, creating a significant economic jobs boost during construction and beyond. The building when finished is designed to include facilities such as: 

  • Private Hospital
  • Women’s Health
  • General Practices
  • Specialist Practices 
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical Training
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Other Allied Health

The BIMC team and the Bathurst RSL are also pleased to announce their strong support of the new car park proposed for Bathurst Regional Council, constructed with a joint contribution of up to $8.4 million to kick start the funding for the Council owned car park.

Dr Bill Mackie representing the BIMC team said “This exciting development will provide the Bathurst community with a much needed improvement of healthcare facilities. It will provide a wide range of services under a single roof enabling greater professional interaction whilst simplifying the patient’s management pathway. The new facilities will significantly enhance the attractiveness of Bathurst to a wide range of new health professionals.” 

Dr Mackie added “The decision to locate BIMC in the CBD was because of the range of services that could be co-located with the net effect of increasing employment and services to the CBD, rather than the reverse.” 

Garry Zauner of Zauner Construction said “We have built similar 6 level integrated Medical Centre’s in the CBD of Albury and the medical precinct of Bloomfield Orange. They have both been highly successful and received enormous support from the medical professionals and the local communities they serve.” He added “the Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre will contribute strongly to the availability of health services in Bathurst and the wider community and bring a strong positive impact to Bathurst as we have experienced in Albury and Orange”.

BIMC and Zauner Construction have enjoyed a strong and collaborative relationship with Bathurst Regional Council on the proposed development, and the design planning for the BIMC has reflected extensive input from a range of independent specialists.

Have your say on Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre

Concept plans for the new state-of-art Bathurst Integrated Medical Centre (BIMC) are now available on the Bathurst YourSay website.

Mayor of Bathurst Ian North said Council  had put the plans on the Bathurst YourSay website to assist BIMC and Zauner Construction gain community feedback into the project.

“Our community can view the details of the proposed project and provide feedback to the team at BIMC and Zauner Construction,” he said.

“The feedback will be used to inform the application to the State Government for consideration of the project as a State Significant Development.”

The facility will be a privately funded project of approximately $70 million, creating a significant economic jobs boost during construction and beyond. The building, when finished, is designed to include facilities such as:

  • Private Hospital
  • Women’s Health
  • General Practices
  • Specialist Practices
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical Training
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Other Allied Health

Visit YourSay Bathurst for more information and provide input.

Feedback closes 30 September 2021.

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