Record of consultation

The John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct project is being delivered in partnership with Health Infrastructure
and Hunter New England Local Health District. It’s being planned and designed in consultation with clinicians, staff,
patient groups, local stakeholders, and the community.  
This record of consultation will be updated as John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct progresses.

Date

Activity

Established 2019 (ongoing) Project User Groups – Functional Briefing
August 2019 Master Plan Launch
August 2019 Project Briefing to Fire Rescue NSW 
October 2019 On site stakeholder briefing: Ronald McDonald House
October 2019 Community Information and Engagement Session: HMRI Open Day 
October 2019 Community Information and Engagement Session: Presentation at Property Council of Australia
October 2019 Project Briefing to Subsidence Advisory NSW
October 2019 On site stakeholder briefing: Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) Board
October 2019 Community Information and Engagement Session – GHD Technical and Innovation Conference
October 2019 Community Information and Engagement Session – Hunter Business Chamber
November 2019 Workshop with Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation (HCCDC)
November 2019 (ongoing quarterly) Participation in Regional Leadership Executive Economic Development Sub-Committee
November 2019 (monthly ongoing) Communications and engagement collaboration meetings – Transport for NSW (TfNSW)
December 2019 Briefing to Hunter Joint Organisations – Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan Steering Committee
January 2020 Project Briefing to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service
February 2020 Information and Engagement Session: HNELHD Youth Health and Wellbeing Council
February 2020 – April 2020 Emotional Design Brief – Community, consumer, patient and staff consultation and engagement
Established March 2020 (Monthly ongoing) Property Council of Australia (Hunter Chapter)
March 2020 Project Briefing to Fire & Rescue NSW
April 2020 Commencement of JHH Emergency Department Interim Expansion Stage 1
April 2020 Commencement of engagement to support Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment
May 2020 Information and Engagement Session – JHH Closing the Gap Committee
May 2020 On site stakeholder briefing – Possum Place
June 2020 Information and Engagement Session: HNELHD Family Advisory Council
June 2020 - September 2020 Formation of Stakeholder Consultative Committee:  Community
September 2020 Retail survey – online - external
October 2020 (ongoing) Commencement of bi-monthly Stakeholder Consultative Committee meetings
October 2020 Project website launch
October 2020 Concept Design Images Launch – milestone event, media release, social media and website
October 2020 Commencement of JHH Emergency Department Interim Expansion Stage 2
October 2020 Near neighbour door knock regarding acoustic monitoring activities
October 2020  Preliminary consultation with City of Newcastle relating to draft Traffic Impact reports
November 2020 NAIDOC Week Yarn Up:  JHH and JHCH Aboriginal Staff - Information session and Q&A
November 2020 Project briefing to Chief Executive Officer, City of Newcastle
November 2020 Updated draft Aboriginal cultural heritage assessment report provided to registered Aboriginal parties for comment
December 2020  All staff update and project information session
December 2020 (ongoing)  JHHIP Project Newsletter
February 2021 Community Information and Engagement Session – Newcastle City Farmer’s Markets
February 2021 Information and Engagement Session: Aboriginal Health Committee Board– HNELHD
February 2021 John Hunter Health Committee -Community, Consumer and Stakeholder Representatives
February 2021 – March 2021 Social Impact Assessment and Community Engagement Survey
Established March 2021 (ongoing) Community and Staff Information and Engagement Session (monthly): JHHIP Comms Hub
March 2021 Design meeting – Connection to Country Aboriginal stakeholders
Established March 2021 – (ongoing) Community and Staff Information and Engagement Session – monthly – JHHIP Comms Hub 
April 2021 Design meeting - Aboriginal Stakeholders

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