‘Typical bureaucracy’ delays shed construction

THE delay in the construction of a new Country Fire Service (CFS) shed to house a new truck is “typical Labor bureaucracy”, Australian Conservatives candidate for MacKillop Richard Bateman says.

According to sources, the Mount Burr CFS will take ownership of a new fire truck in the next financial year but will be forced to house it out of the township due to excessive red tape.

Mount Burr’s existing fire station is unsuitable to house the new truck, with a proposed site being identified as land leased as part of the sale of the state-owned forest.

The construction of a new shed has


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