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Election Diary: Libs get more mileage out of Muswellbrook bypass

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
April 1 2022 - 11:30pm
RESURFACING WORK: The decades-long Muswellbrook bypass project is on an election agenda once again. Taxpayers are funding it.

If Tuesday's budget announcement of $268 million for the Muswellbrook bypass sounded vaguely familiar, you're spot on.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.