National Parks re­ceive $25m from state bud­get

Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE -

NATIONAL Parks Min­is­ter Steve Dick­son has an­nounced more than $25 mil­lion will be in­vested in Queens­land’s national parks next year, while a sci­en­tific re­view of the national park es­tate will see bet­ter man­age­ment and pro­tec­tion of pris­tine ar­eas.

Mr Dick­son said the 2013/14 state bud­get in­cluded a $25.8 mil­lion spend on national parks cap­i­tal works, in­clud­ing $6.3 mil­lion to­wards im­prov­ing vis­i­tor ac­cess across the state.

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