NSW state election: Balranald mayor to contest Murray for Labor

Alan Purtill

Alan Purtill

BALRANALD Mayor Alan Purtill says boosting infrastructure for inland rivers would be a priority as he contests the seat of Murray for Country Labor at this month’s NSW state election.

Cr Purtill said improving drought assistance – which he said was nonexistent in his community – would be another ­focus.

NSW Labor at the weekend announced it would create a $1 billion water fund if elected on March 23.

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