A community driven campaign is sending a clear message to the state government that they are “Sick of Waiting” for a new West Gippsland Hospital.
The community action group is urging residents to lobby the state government for a funding commitment in May’s budget to build a new hospital on a greenfield site at Drouin East.
The campaign is calling for “people power” to make a new hospital a reality in the state budget rather than it becoming an election issue.
Leading the campaign, retired anaesthetist Rob Sinnett said $300 million was a lot of money but “enough is enough.”
“Yes, it’s a lot of money but not doing it would be a disgrace. This must happen.