War of words breaks out over MR358 rebuild

July 6, 2023 9:13 am in by
Federal Infrastructure Minister Catherine King at an MR358 site visit in November 2022. Image: Darren Cutrupi

A war of words has erupted on the rebuilding of MR358 between Merriwa and Willow Tree.

Upper Hunter Shire Council accused the Federal Government of dragging the chain on providing the 36-million dollars in funding they’ve been promised for the project.

But Federal Hunter MP Dan Repacholi said given the council’s history on this issue….the Minister Catherine King is not just going to just hand over such a big amount of money without completing her own checks and balances first.

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