The Northern Daily Leader
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Budget 2018: Helen Tickle disappointed with no new money for Tamworth

Jacob McArthur
Updated May 9 2018 - 7:37pm, first published 1:00pm
BUILDING STEAM: Acting mayor Helen Tickle was disappointed there was no money for an upgrade of Goonoo Goonoo Road in this year's budget. Photo: Peter Hardin 270418PHE053
BUILDING STEAM: Acting mayor Helen Tickle was disappointed there was no money for an upgrade of Goonoo Goonoo Road in this year's budget. Photo: Peter Hardin 270418PHE053

THERE’S disappointment in the halls of Ray Walsh House with no new funding secured for Tamworth in this year’s budget.

Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is opinions editor for The Canberra Times and Australian Community Media. As part of the Canberra Times' production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.

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