South-west 'roads to ruin' due to slow pace of repairs and maintenance, say transport operators

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated June 1 2022 - 7:03am, first published 1:00am
ROADS TO RUIN: Webber and Chivell Fertilisers general manager Mark Paton beside one of the roads the company's trucks has to travel over. Picture: Morgan Hancock

South-west transport businesses, supporting farmers in Australia's largest dairy production region, say the slow pace of road repair is costing hundreds of thousands of dollars in unnecessary maintenance.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.