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Former Mayors urge action on new weir

Three former mayors are urging the Bourke Shire Council to put a bigger effort into building a new weir to secure water for the town’s future.

Trevor Randall, Wally Mitchell and Andrew Lewis have penned a letter to the Council calling on it to prioritise the construction of a weir upstream of town at a location known as BU8.

The former mayors are also urging council to push governments at a federal and state level to construct diversion infrastructure or build more dams in the upper reaches of the Darling River.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

Former Mayors of the Bourke Shire Wally Mitchell, Trevor Randall and (inset) Andrew Lewis want to see immediate action on new and upgraded local water infrastructure PHOTO TWH

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