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New mental health unit for Albury Wodonga communities

Tuesday 8 June 2021

Albury Wodonga residents will have better access to mental health care at a new state-of-the-art facility being built under the NSW Government’s $700 million Statewide Mental Health Infrastructure Program (SWMHIP). 

Albury Wodonga Health’s Nolan House will be redeveloped into a new and expanded 32-bed acute mental health care unit, will provide improved mental health care to patients to the local community.  

The new Nolan House will be co-designed with consumers, carers and clinical staff at Albury Wodonga Health.  

The project follows other cross-border projects such as the Albury Base Hospital $36 million emergency department upgrade and expansion, which is currently underway. 

Construction timing for the new Nolan House will be confirmed after further planning is undertaken. 

Albury Wodonga Health and the Victorian Health Building Authority are working together on the project supported by Health Infrastructure NSW  

SWMHIP is NSW’s biggest ever mental health infrastructure reform program, delivering more and better co-designed facilities for people with mental health needs, their families, carers and staff. The $700 million program is designed to support the delivery of this mental health infrastructure reform program in NSW. 

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Pictured below: NSW Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women Bronnie Taylor and Member for Albury Justin Clancy

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