28 September 2018
Today an official tour inspected the completion of main works on the new Kiama Ambulance station during in the lead up to the official opening still ahead.
Today’s tour will now be followed by a carefully managed fit-out and operational commissioning phase prior to the beginning of operations. An official opening will also be held at a later date to be advised.
The new station, located at Terralong Street next to the Fire Station will enable local NSW Ambulance paramedics to better meet the current and future patient demand for emergency medical care in Kiama and surrounds.
The new Kiama NSW Ambulance station includes:
- Internal parking for up to four emergency ambulance vehicles;
- Administration and office areas;
- Staff amenities;
- Logistics and storage areas;
- Staff parking; and
- Deliveries and loading bay.
To date, 23 upgraded, rebuilt or new regional and rural ambulance stations have been announced under the RAIR program. This represents the biggest regional and rural transformation of NSW Ambulance infrastructure in the organisation’s history.