$250m rural road funding just a pebble in $5.5b pothole

Jamieson Murphy
May 5 2023 - 6:45am
Rural roads have been repeatedly battered by natural disasters and many have fallen into disrepair. Picture by Morgan Hancock
Rural roads have been repeatedly battered by natural disasters and many have fallen into disrepair. Picture by Morgan Hancock

THE federal government will fork out $250 million for regional roads in the upcoming budget, but the funding is just a pebble in a $5.5-billion pothole according to the Rural Road Alliance.

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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