The Westmead precinct is one of the largest health, education, research and training precincts in Australia and a key provider of jobs for the greater Parramatta and western Sydney region.
More than $3 billion has been committed by government, universities and the private sector to upgrade and expand the precinct’s health services, education and medical research facilities over the coming years.
Spanning 75 hectares, the Westmead precinct comprises over 400,000m2 of high-end health-related developments, including four major hospitals, four world-leading medical research institutes, two university campuses and the largest research intensive pathology service in NSW.
Westmead has been identified by the NSW Government as a State Significant Development site due to the size, economic value and importance to Parramatta and Western Sydney.
By 2036 the number of full-time staff working across Westmead will increase to more than 30,000 and the number of students will expand to more than 10,000.
Westmead precinct partners work together in an integrated and coordinated way to deliver world-class innovation and services for NSW and Australia.
Westmead is a flagship for highly specialised and integrated health, research, education and innovation and a major lever for economic stimulus.
Our partners include:
We also work closely with the following organisations:
This video explains the exciting times ahead for Westmead.
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Westmead will become Western Sydney’s economic powerhouse with a cluster of up to 50,000 knowledge jobs by 2036, according to a report.