Health and Knowledge Precinct

Located close to city’s Central Business District, the Wagga Wagga Health and Knowledge Precinct is a strategically selected mixed-use precinct surround the city’s two major hospitals – Wagga Base Hospital (public) and Calvary Riverina Hospital (private).

A Health and Knowledge Precinct is a mixed-use community area in which to live, work, study and relax. It includes parkland and green spaces, street-level retail and dining, learning and innovation spaces, entertainment facilities and accommodation options.

Wagga Wagga City Council and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment have developed a Health and Knowledge Precinct Master Plan which explores integrating complementary uses such

Located close to city’s Central Business District, the Wagga Wagga Health and Knowledge Precinct is a strategically selected mixed-use precinct surround the city’s two major hospitals – Wagga Base Hospital (public) and Calvary Riverina Hospital (private).

A Health and Knowledge Precinct is a mixed-use community area in which to live, work, study and relax. It includes parkland and green spaces, street-level retail and dining, learning and innovation spaces, entertainment facilities and accommodation options.

Wagga Wagga City Council and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment have developed a Health and Knowledge Precinct Master Plan which explores integrating complementary uses such as:

  • Higher density accommodation
  • Allied health
  • Aged Care
  • Commercial Spaces
  • Green Spaces
  • Healthy Living
  • Smart Spaces
  • Education

The aim of the Master Plan is to:

  • Define the overall health precinct around Wagga Base and Calvary Riverina hospitals, and also four sub precincts identified within the plan.
  • Provide a strategic direction for the management of competing land uses and development pressures within the health precinct.
  • Identify and facilitate suitable reuse of buildings for health and allied health practices.
  • Maximise opportunities for complementary activities including hospitality and accommodation.

Check out the Flyover video below:

  • Health and Knowledge Precinct Final Master Plan and Structure Plan

    4 months ago

    A long-term vision to develop and grow a Health and Knowledge Precinct in Wagga Wagga is set to take a decisive step forward after extensive community consultation during the public exhibition period earlier this year.

    A revised Master Plan and Structure Plan for the Precinct, incorporating various changes suggested at these community sessions, has been presented and adopted by Wagga Wagga City Council at the Council's Ordinary Meeting on Monday night, 16 December 2019.

    The Master Plan outlines the 25-30 year vision for the area around Wagga Wagga’s two major hospitals to develop a central activity hub...

    A long-term vision to develop and grow a Health and Knowledge Precinct in Wagga Wagga is set to take a decisive step forward after extensive community consultation during the public exhibition period earlier this year.

    A revised Master Plan and Structure Plan for the Precinct, incorporating various changes suggested at these community sessions, has been presented and adopted by Wagga Wagga City Council at the Council's Ordinary Meeting on Monday night, 16 December 2019.

    The Master Plan outlines the 25-30 year vision for the area around Wagga Wagga’s two major hospitals to develop a central activity hub to enhance current and new health services in Wagga Wagga and the Riverina, and to support local employment in this key industry.


    Master Plan - Final Report

    Click the arrow in the top left corner to download the Wagga Wagga Health and Knowledge Precinct Master Plan (PDF, 70mb)

    Structure Planning and Implementation Strategy

    Click the arrow in the top left corner to download the Structure Planning and Implementation Strategy (PDF, 10mb)

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