Petitioning for Big Buffalo

Nationals seek public support to investigate expansion
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WATER WISHES: Tim McCurdy (MLA, Ovens Valley) and Steph Ryan (MLA, Euroa) walk around Lake Buffalo with local residents Colin McCormack and Fred Neal. PHOTO: Ashleigh Piles

WANGARATTA’S state MP hopes a petition will gain enough ‘people power’ to convince the Victorian Government to refer the expansion of Lake Buffalo to the Federal Government for investigation.

Nationals member Tim McCurdy (MLA, Ovens Valley) said the petition seeks public support behind the Liberal-Nationals’ call to examine building Big Buffalo.

“We have an ideal opportunity to refer this project to the Federal Government’s new National Water Grid Authority for investigation, but Victorian Labor has flatly refused,” Mr McCurdy said.

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