Funding for the long-awaited upgrade of Albury's Nolan House will be announced on Friday.
The Border Mail has confirmed NSW Mental Health Minister Bronnie Taylor will come to Albury for a "significant announcement" for the region's inpatient mental health facility.
"Bronnie has been a strong supporter for improvements in this region since her first visit as minister for mental health in 2019 for the Brain & Mind Centre opening," member for Albury Justin Clancy said.
"In my fight for funding for Nolan House I have appreciated her support.
"I'm looking forward to hosting the minister in Albury on Friday and the announcement."
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The plan was reaffirmed a push to rebuild on the current site and an increase in beds from 24 to 32.
Mr Clancy's predecessor Greg Aplin put a $20 million price tag on the required works at Nolan House in 2018.
The Brain & Mind Centre at Albury's Mercy Health site has since been created and was officially opened by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian two years ago.
"This is the age of ice methamphetamines, which introduces significant risks of serious physical attack on staff and other patients," Mr Aplin said.
"I am not after the Ritz, but Nolan House is a facility well out of time, its layout flawed and safety of patients and staff compromised."
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