PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADES TO DELIVER JOBS BOOM

Improvements to the Pacific Highway north of Taree to Woolgoolga are set to create a jobs boom on the Mid North Coast over the next five years.

More than 1,000 people will work on the Oxley Highway to Kundabung and Kundabung to Kempsey Pacific Highway upgrades.

Duplication work north of Kempsey and resurfacing work between Taree and Port Macquarie will create a further thousand jobs.

More than $3-billion in federal and state funding will be injected into the region’s economy through Pacific Highway funding alone.