$1.49m for infrastructure at Moruya Airport

MEMBER for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly on Monday announced $1.49 million in Federal funding to deliver vital infrastructure at Moruya Airport.

The grant, under Regional Development Australia Fund Round 5(B), will allow the Eurobodalla Shire Council to enhance road access to the airport and connect 3-phase power to the airport’s commercial precinct.

Council will also be able to extend and connect a water and sewer pipeline to the airport precinct and open up 14.7hectares of commercial land.

Dr Kelly made the announcement at the airport – celebrating with local residents and representatives from Regional Development Australia Far South Coast and Eurobodalla Shire Council, which is contributing $658,000 funding to the project.

He said the project built on the Labor Government’s pledge to promote strong, prosperous regional communities and would benefit the Eurobodalla community through job creation, private investment and by significantly boosting the tourism industry.

Full story – click here Narooma News:  Aug. 27, 2013, 3:52 p.m

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