Blessed for a bright future 

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The site of the new Acute Services Building has been blessed by local Elder Aunty Daniella Chedzy to create a pathway for a bright future. 

Aunty Daniella said it was important as the area is going to be a hospital.  

“What this really means is that instead of losing something from the community, it is gaining that friendship and love,” Aunty Daniella said.  

The ceremonial Saltwater Blessing is an important first step in the work now underway to prepare for construction to begin.  

It's also part of the project team’s genuine commitment to involve our local Aboriginal community in the design of the new precinct. 

This is a key part of the feedback we received during consultation and engagement – and we’re responding.  


Watch the Saltwater Blessing