MP pushes for Urannah Dam funding

THIS morning I met with key proponents for the Urannah Dam which would provide water to underpin growth and development in the Mackay, Whitsunday, Isaac and Burdekin regions to discuss the push for funding for planning and design of the dam. I hope to see funding flow when the successful applicants for the Liberal National government's National Water Infrastructure Development Fund are announced. I have done everything in my power to get the Urannah Dam on the radar of those in Canberra, and I am hopeful we will be able to start work on the project through the $25 million National Water Infrastructure Development Fund. There’s funding which will be specifically directed to Northern Australia, and the planning and design work for Urannah Dam is in the running for this.

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