Tatiara to accept drought relief

TATIARA District Council is likely to accept a $1m Federal Government grant for drought funding, Mayor Graham Excell says.

The funding is part of the government’s Federal Drought Communities Extension Program with five other councils offered the package.

This adds to the 122 councils across the nation which have already received $1m through the program and will receive another $1m during this round.

Speaking to The Border Watch yesterday, Mr Excell said the council has “for sure” made a decision on the package.

“We are meeting tonight (Tuesday) and will be discussing the matter


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