Institute of Public Works report forces the NSW government to fix regional bridges

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson
February 22 2019 - 6:00pm
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An Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (NSW) Roads and Transport Directorate report has forced the NSW government to replace hundreds of regional and rural bridges.


Craig Thomson

I am a media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast. I am currently an Editor at Australian Community Media of three southeast Queensland mastheads, the Redland City Bulletin, the Jimboomba Times and the Beaudesert Times. I was a Senior Journalist, at the Glen Innes Examiner before becoming the editor of the Young Witness, then the Daily Liberal and then seven suburban mastheads in southeast Sydney, including St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. I was a Radio Broadcaster/Presenter on Bay FM, a Music Journalist, a Travel Blogger, a Film and Television Analyst/Writer and a Political Commentator. I was a serious musician, but now I am just an enthusiastic hobbyist.