Charleston Dam wins

The Charleston Dam in Etheridge was won significant funding in round three of the National Stronger Regions Fund for the dam, which will be located 6km north of Forsayth township.

State member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter and former Etheridge Shire Mayor Will Attwood inspect the site of the proposed Charleston Dam on the Delaney River near Forsayth.

State member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter and former Etheridge Shire Mayor Will Attwood inspect the site of the proposed Charleston Dam on the Delaney River near Forsayth.

Etheridge Shire Council will receive $10m for the construction of the dam, which will provide 100ML of water per year to Forsayth, and 500ML of water to Georgetown.

The Burketown Wharf Precint has also won $994,619 from round three of the fund.

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