Glen Artney Estate upgrade
Essential upgrades to the Glen Artney Precinct are soon to occur due to an announcement made by Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson. Mr Anderson was joined by Tamworth Regional Council Deputy Mayor Russell Webb, Tamworth Regional Council Manager Operational Services Murray Russell, Teys Australia General Manager Operations Lachlan Teys and President of the Tamworth Sale Yards Selling Agents, Scott Simshauser to make the announcement that will make the area more attractive for potential businesses and more workable for existing operators.
“Tamworth has been growing since the Nationals came to Government four years ago and this will help the growth continue. We already have business looking into a move out here and this will make this easier and more attractive,” Mr Anderson said.
“The new development will also have a direct benefit to the regions farmers.
“The new works here will see financial benefits flow directly to our farmers. To allow access for B-Triples up this road and we will see more stock on each truck, saving farmers about $400 per load.
“It will also allow for bigger payloads to be delivered to the Teys abattoir.
“Any reduction of transport costs sees more money in the pockets of our farmers.
“There are 525 people who use this road every day to get to work at the Teys factory, it’s great that their journey will now be safer as a result of this upgrade.
Mr Anderson said Tamworth had missed out on these sorts of projects under Labor and the former Member, but was pleased to see them return under a Liberals / Nationals Government.
“In the area of roads alone we’ve seen upgrades to the Manilla Road, the Oxley Highway and the Tangaratta Creek Bridge, with the $23 million Gunnedah rail overpass still to come.
“This is the type of investment we have come to expect from the Liberals and Nationals in Government over the past four years and just a sign of what is to come. I know Mike Baird, like myself is determined to keep Tamworth progressing.”