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More Funding for the Clare Valley Region

funding 2.JPGThe Clare and Gilbert Valley Council has received more funding on top of funds for the extension of the Riesling trail from the Building Better Regions Fund.

The region will benefit from the overall investment of $1.1 million from the fund as well as the State Government.

The funding includes $100,000 for the completion of the Mintaro Heritage Centre, $469,191 for upgrades to the Clare Valley Aerodrome in addition to the $160,000 already given for the completion of the Riesling Trail.

The State Government has committed a further $395,000 to the Aerodrome upgrade.

Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey says funding for the three projects will be a significant investment in the region to boost business expansion, freight and tourism opportunities.