$24 million flushed down drain after New England dam project canned

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
June 2 2022 - 9:00pm
DAM DEAD: Water minister Kevin Anderson announced this week that the government had killed the Mole River project in the face of "significant opposition" from locals. Photo: Andrew Messenger

The state government spent $24 million developing Tenterfield's Mole River dam project, only to to pull the plug on the proposed $350 million dam.


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