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Budget 2006: Windfall for Townsville and Thuringowa Councils.



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MEDIA RELEASE

WINDFALL FOR TOWNSVILLE AND THURINGOWA COUNCILS

Tuesday, 9 May 2006

Townsville and Thurgingowa Councils will receive a windfall payment before the 30th June so they can double next years level of local road construction. Townsville City Council will get an additional $815,066. Thuringowa will receive an additional $480,138. This money will be provided under the Federal government's popular Roads to Recovery Program. All up the Federal Government will provide an unprecedented $2,590,408 to the Townsville and Thuringowa Councils to spend on local roads next year.