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November 28, 2019
Editorial: No Plan for Tourists

“IF you build it they will come” might have been a great line for a movie about ghosts coming to play baseball in a cornfield, but it’s not a great basis to justify a $10.8million ratepayer funded investment in an airport. From a business perspective there have been many people question the financials including David […]

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November 26, 2019
Public Speak Out At Council Meeting On Airport

THE Council chambers were packed with more than 50 members of the public in attendance for the airport development motion to have an independent review of the underlying business assumptions before the project proceeds, with emotions running high amongst participants and Councillors alike. There were six members of the community who addressed Council on the […]

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November 26, 2019
Johnsen Tells Council to Get to Work

IN an unorthodox move, Michael Johnsen, the Upper Hunter state member of parliament, addressed Councillors at last night’s Council meeting and told them to “just get on with the job” of the airport development. Stating that the state government had given grant money and the project plan had passed through various government departments including Infrastructure, […]

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