28th November 2018
Federal Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has congratulated local non-profit retirement and aged care provider GLAICA on its engagement of many locals throughout the construction of its retirement and aged care precinct in Forster.
Around 100 direct and 200 indirect jobs are being created throughout the project as Stage four of the multi-million retirement village enters in final year in the construction phase.
Federal Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie inspected the Pacific Cape site in Forster with Chairman Bruce Parsons and Project Builder Adrian Reece to see the latest progress of the project which includes and apartment building incorporated 20 one, two and three bedroom homes and a further six duplex villas.
“This project is providing a significant and positive boost for Forster and the broader Great Lakes economy generating significant employment opportunities both on-site and among suppliers in the local business sector and I’d like to take this opportunity
The Federal Coalition Government has announce a multi-million dollar commitment to deliver 144 residential aged care places towards a new state-of-the-art aged care facility within the Pacific Cape Retirement precinct in Forster, scheduled to commence construction after the retirement village is completed over the course of the next 12 months.
“This staged approach is helping to deliver a real jobs boom for the local area and this will only continue when the aged care facility gets underway. When that facility opens, more than permanent 150 jobs will be created,” Dr Gillespie said.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulated GLAICA on its investment in this important project. Not only is it generating a significant number of locals jobs throughout construction and afterwards, but it will also deliver one of the highest quality aged care facilities in the country,” he added