Northern Australia secures $98m for key cattle transport routes

Key cattle transport routes in northern Australia have been targeted for funding under the Federal Government’s beef roads program. The announcement comes 18 months after $100 million was first pledged and after a series of meetings were held with the cattle industry in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.Of the $98 million tabled on Monday, Queensland will receive $56 million, the Northern Territory secured $30 million, and Western Australia will receive $12 million.The Top End’s $30 million will be spent on upgrades to the Barkly Stock Route and the Tablelands Highway — both in…

Source: Beef Cattle
Northern Australia secures m for key cattle transport routes