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Roper Gulf Regional Council newsletter



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May-June 2017




Roper Gulf (N.T.) -- Periodicals

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Roper Gulf Regional Council

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Katherine (N.T.)


Issue 17/05

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4 4 A revitalised central business district, a modernised Government services hub and the longterm development of the community sports ground were in the spotlight when representatives from Roper Gulf Regional Council met with Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy on day one of the 2017 Borroloola Show on June 30. The Council set up a stand at the annual event that outlined its project list valued at more than $5 millionfor residents before meeting with Mr McCarthy to discuss how they could be funded through a collaboration between the Council, the Northern Territory Government and McArthur River Mines Community Benefits Trust. Director of Council and Community Services Sharon Hillen met Mr McCarthy with Mayor Tony Jack, Councillor Don Garner and Local Authority members, and said the magnitude of the projects solidified Borroloolas status as a growth town. Council has some big things planned for Borroloola that will help sustain the towns forecast growth for decades to come, she said. ROPER GULF REGIONAL COUNCIL NEWSLETTER PAGE 4 MAY/JUNE 2017 (ISSUE 17/05) Minister hears project plan for Borroloola GROWTH AGENDA: Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy discusses what projects Roper Gulf Regional Council is planning to deliver in Borroloola with Director of Council and Community Services Sharon Hillen and Councillor Don Garner.

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