Flood impacts still hurting Mid Murray

May 29, 2024 9:26 am in by
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Mid Murray Councils flood costing shortfalls have been further revealed, as council continues to look for savings.

At Council last week, a question on notice outlined $13.7million had so far been spent by Council for flood preparation and recovery attributed to the 2022/23 River Murray flood event.  

Further to that, council revealed State Government grants, together with insurance payments had only reached $7.3M, thus leaving Council with an over $6M deficit.

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Just recently Council’s application for Federal funding through the Growing Regions Fund was unsuccessful, coming at a time when council services are further under the microscope.