Mildura Base future up to us: 'Community should decide' over hospital

James Merlino
James Merlino

VICTORIA’S Deputy Premier James Merlino has stressed the Sunraysia community should have the final say on the future of Mildura Base Hospital.

Responding to a question from Member for Mildura Ali Cupper in parliament this week, Mr Merlino said the government had “listened and we will make a decision on the future of Mildura Base Hospital and whether to return it to public hands in the coming weeks”.

“The Minister for Health (Jenny Mikakos) had a very successful visit to Mildura last week in order to listen to the views of local nurses, doctors and patients, Ramsay Health Care and the wider community,” he said.

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