Promised, and allocated, road funding falls well short of council requests

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated June 7 2022 - 4:46am, first published June 2 2022 - 9:00pm
CAUSING DAMAGE: Webber and Chivell Fertilisers has been highly critical of the state of the roads. General manager Mark Paton is with one of the company's trucks, which the company says are bearing the brunt of the poor conditions. Photo by Morgan Hancock.

Planned, and actual federal and state funding for roads in the south-west of Victoria is only a fraction of the amount identified in a landmark report, commissioned by the region's five councils.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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