COUNCIL ASSURES VICTORIAN WORKERS WERE GRANTED ENTRY TO MANILLA

Tamworth Regional Council has responded following news Victorians were signed onto a local contracting job.

The interstate workers are chipping away at a $15-million water treatment plant in Manilla.

Council says the New South Wales Government has granted the workers entry, on the grounds they are doing essential work. Staff must self-isolate when not working, with Police ensuring the contractor works under a COVID-safe plan.

The project is set for completion by late 2021.

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