Newell Highway upgrade gets underway

Improved safety and transport productivity are on the cards for the Moree region with the start of the $122 million Newell Highway upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $61.35 million in the project to support regional…

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Newell Highway Strategy receives $2M boost

The Coalition Government has announced funding of $2 million for the development of a Newell Highway Corridor Strategy. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the funding recognises the importance of the Newell Highway as a corridor of commerce. “The Newell Highway is the longest highway in New South Wales,…

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Newell Highway road safety and jobs boost

The Australian and New South Wales Governments’ accelerated $398 million investment in road safety improvements through the Safer Roads Program is making a big difference in regional communities, with $6.5 million being invested to enhance the Newell Highway between Forbes and Boggabilla.   Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and…

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New water pipeline to boost Curlewis economy

Clean drinking water and better business opportunities will soon be flowing into the Gunnedah Shire town of Curlewis, following completion of a new drinking water pipeline. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, who attended today’s opening, said the construction of a 16-kilometre pipeline and reservoir system will provide quality drinking water from Gunnedah to Curlewis.…

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