Bird habitat likely to ruffle council's feathers

By Faye Wheeler
Updated November 9 2012 - 1:59am, first published June 18 2009 - 10:48am
Flustered feathers: Councillor Ben Shields is unhappy about a recommendation to fund a bird wading area and bird hide at Troy Junction Sewage Treatment Plant to the tune of $750,000. Dubbo mayor Greg Matthews has indicated he will support $500,000 for the bird wading area, but not the extra thousands for the bird viewing area.
Flustered feathers: Councillor Ben Shields is unhappy about a recommendation to fund a bird wading area and bird hide at Troy Junction Sewage Treatment Plant to the tune of $750,000. Dubbo mayor Greg Matthews has indicated he will support $500,000 for the bird wading area, but not the extra thousands for the bird viewing area.

Squawking at the aviary of city hall is likely to increase as councillors divide in preparation for a vote on a $750,000 bird habitat.

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