Morisset kangaroos; health impacts of power stations; event funding; water meters being replaced; and chamber AGM

Updated November 21 2018 - 12:49am, first published 12:30am
ACTION NEEDED: Tourists flock to the grounds of Morisset Hospital to see the kangaroos. But the interaction sometimes comes at a cost. Picture: Phillip Hearne

MEMBER for Lake Macquarie, Greg Piper, said an announcement would be made soon on a plan to better secure and manage Morisset Hospital and the kangaroos in the grounds. “I've been in continued discussions with Hunter Health, animal welfare groups and National Parks and Wildlife Service regarding the kangaroos at Morisset Hospital,” Mr Piper said. Tourist numbers had grown and become a significant problem at the hospital, which had impacted patients, residents, staff and kangaroos, he said.​



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