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Airport Funds For Region

Airport Funds For Region

FUNDING PROVIDED FOR FIVE AIRPORTS IN SOUTH WEST VICTORIA

Five airport projects in South West Victoria are among 89 regional airports nationwide, to benefit from grants under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program.

Among the projects, is $267,000 for the Warrnambool Airport, to assist with sealing and line-marking the runway.

Other projects include works at Colac, Hamilton, Portland and Stawell, which will share in over $1.1 million dollars between them.

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Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan said the funding of works at the five airports would assist in undertaking essential works, promoting aviation safety and access.

“Our local airports provide an essential transport link with the rest of Australia, and these works will maintain these important assets now and into the future,” said Mr Tehan.

“Every dollar spent on local infrastructure is a dollar well spent and I look forward to working with the community to deliver this vital funding as we continue recovering from the pandemic.”

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