A million $’s for Council as drought deepens

September 4, 2018

Council of Administration Manager Leonie Brown, Mayor Barry Hollman and Roads Manager Mark Gordon looking at priorities for drought funding expenditure Photo: TWH


Bourke Council has received $1 million to spend on drought projects.

And on Monday Council decided on a number of projects which could be eligible for funding.

The projects include $180 thousand for developing the park near the Port of Bourke Hotel, $100 thousand for drought events, $150 thousand for converting the Back of Bourke Exhibition Centre cafe into a conference centre, $200 thousand for village projects, $200 thousand for various sports group grants, $25 thousand for toilets at the Bourke cemetery and $150 thousand for Rural Addressing. Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.


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