Tamworth Regional Council mayor says Virgin only dealt with Tamworth

Jacob McArthur
Updated November 2 2018 - 5:39pm, first published October 31 2018 - 5:00pm
TAKING OFF: Mayor Col Murray and Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson were plain excited about landing the Virgin academy. Photo: Peter Hardin 311018PHA130
TAKING OFF: Mayor Col Murray and Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson were plain excited about landing the Virgin academy. Photo: Peter Hardin 311018PHA130

VIRGIN Australia has put all of its eggs in one basket to claim Tamworth as its home for a “world class pilot training centre”.

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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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