Barilaro urges local councils to apply for the first round of the $500 million Fixing Local Roads program

Communities across the Monaro are set to benefit from the first round of the government's $500 million Fixing Local Roads program.

 Member for Monaro John Barilaro with Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole.

Member for Monaro John Barilaro with Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole.

John Barilaro is encouraging local councils to apply for funding to repair, maintain or seal local roads in the region.

"We are supporting our councils to clear the maintenance backlog, safe roads are our top priority."

Applications under Round 1 of the program close on December 2 and successful projects announced in early 2020.