The Federal, NSW and local governments across Farrer have fast tracked agreements to get $16 million in priority roadworks underway in coming months.

Federal MP Sussan Ley says under the ‘Fixing Local Roads’ grant-based program, councils can apply for funding to repair, patch, maintain and seal priority local roads.

“There are some big money projects listed here which would not be within existing LGA budgets, so this funding comes at the right time to move on vital safety improvements on local roads,” Ms Ley said.

Member of the NSW Legislative Council Wes Fang said a string of local upgrades will make travelling safer for farmers, residents and students.

“This is also funding for smaller projects which will make a big difference in people’s lives as they travel to and from work or school.

“Not only will this get people where they need to go sooner and safer, the roadworks will also create much needed jobs in our community,” Mr Fang said.

The funding for Farrer is among 108 road projects across 90 different local government areas, with the Australian and NSW Governments committing $691m – more details on the program are available here.


  • All Farrer FLR projects total $16,357,117
    Albury City Council – Centaur Road Rehabilitation – $1,540,000
    Balranald Shire Council – Leslie Drive Upgrade seal extension and initial seal – $246,500
    Berrigan Shire Council – Lower River Road pavement upgrade – $615,000
    Carrathool Shire – Carrathool Road widening and sealing – $1,739,599
    Edward River Council – North Deniliquin rehabilitation – $910,000
    Federation Council – Cullivel Road rehabilitation – $2,585,161
    Greater Hume Council – Gerogery Road reconstruction and widening – $1,959,911
    Griffith City Council – Barber Road (pictured) upgrade & seal – $4,600,000
    Hay Shire Council – River St, Solling St, Pollard St, Chancery St & Wilkins St rehabilitation $122,625
    Hay Shire Council – Cemetery Road – widening – $185,625
    Leeton Shire Council – Whitton Road – rehabilitation – $588,000
    Murray River Council – Centre Road sealing – $456,000
    Narrandera Shire Council – Sandigo Kywong school bus route sealing – $454,440
    Wentworth Shire Council – Native Ridge Lane sealing – $239,848
    Wentworth Shire Council – Little Manly Road sealing – $114,408