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Michael McCormack announces Australian Government funding for Northern Territory in Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program | Katherine Times



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Thirteen communities in the Northern Territory, including Mataranka, will benefit from better air services thanks to the Australian Government’s latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Roper Gulf Regional Council will receive $199,800 for safety upgrades at Mataranka airstrip. Deputy Prime Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said $8 million in funding is going to 46 projects across Australia, including over $2 million for projects in the Northern Territory, which will improve air access and enhance the safety of remote aerodromes. “Many remote communities in the Northern Territory rely on airstrips for their delivery of food, medical…

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