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Road Funding For Councils

Road Funding For Councils

Local Councils Share $2.3 Million Dollar Road Maintancence Boost

The South West has received a road maintenance funding boost from the Federal Government, under the Roads To Recovery Program.

Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan said over $2.3 million would be shared between local government authorities in the region, for safer and better-maintained roads.

“The Roads to Recovery funding in Wannon will allow councils across the area to progress a number of high-priority projects, using local knowledge to deliver the best local roads,” Mr Tehan said.

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“This forms part of our Government’s unwavering commitment to get Australians home sooner and safer, no matter where they live.”

Councils in Wannon will receive the following quarterly payment, Ararat Rural City Council ($1,461,358), Shire of Moyne ($500,000), Southern Grampians Shire Council ($125,519) and Warrnambool City Council ($225,024).

The Government has committed an additional $100 million per year to the Roads to Recovery Program from 2019–20, as part of the Local and State Government Road Safety Package announced in the 2019–20 Budget.

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