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Source: Queensland Country Life

After a long wait, the federal and Queensland governments have agreed to commit funding to the 10.5 megalitre Emu Swamp Dam on the Severn River near Stanthorpe in QLD’s Granite Belt.  QLD government was the last funding partner to commit to the $84M project delivering a $13.6M funding promise, after the Commonwealth pledged $47M and local irrigators chipped in with $23M.