Dungowan dam upgrade: 'Cost burden' of $484 million dam won't fall on Tamworth, Minister Pavey commits

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated June 3 2021 - 2:29pm, first published March 1 2021 - 8:30pm
FREE WATER: Melinda Pavey said the "cost burden" of building the new Dungowan dam won't be put on farmers or irrigators in Tamworth. Photo: file, Peter Hardin

The half-a-billion dollar Dungowan Dam won't cost Tamworth ratepayers a cent.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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