Answering the Community Needs of Our City
The Silver City Council recognizes that citizens have certain needs. To better meet your needs, we have made several changes to community facilities in 2004. This chart shows how we have tried to make your life better.Transport
Three stations for the suburbs have been added to the western train service.
20 new buses for the southern line were purchased in January.
50 per cent of city bus-stops have been upgraded.
Buses to the eastern suburbs will run every 15 minutes.
Communication Broadband cable is now available to all parts of the city.
All of the new Government buildings are ' smart'-wired for better computer service!
The new state-of-the-art Nightingale Hospital was opened in June.
To overcome a shortage of trained medical staff at Dover Hospital, 10 doctors have been employed from overseas.
Some facilities at Station Street Hospital have been upgraded.
Textbooks will be free to all primary students in 2004! Rental for private schools has been reduced.
Teachers report that the 'no hat - no play' rule has been successful.
Protection and Security
Extra police now patrol the tourist areas.
50 new police officers graduated in July and have taken up duties in the city area.
Entertainment / Recreation
The John Street basketball courts have been re-surfaced!
The new Central Community Building opened in May.
5,000 new fiction books were bought for the Silver City Library.
2. The notice is mainly about _______.
A. the work carried out by the people of Silver City
B. the facilities available in Silver City
C. some improvements in Silver City
D. information for interested tourists
3. All the following are true EXCEPT that_______.
A. both residents and tourists can enjoy more security now
B. Station Street Hospital had out-dated facilities before 2004
C. primary students had to pay for their textbooks in 2003
D. Dover Hospital is still short of trained medical staff