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Tamworth: campaign against electricity network privatisation targets National Party MP Kevin Anderson with major billboard

Jun 4, 2013

Local National Party MP Kevin Anderson is being urged to publicly reject any plans to sell the electricity poles and wires, with a prominent billboard installed this week highlighting the negative impacts that privatisation would have in Tamworth and beyond.

The billboard — on the New England Highway at Kootingal — is being funded by electricity industry unions as part of a $1.5 million dollar community campaign highlighting the reduction in services, loss of jobs and increased power prices for regional and rural communities if the electricity network monopoly is sold.

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