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Tuesday 23 August 1938, The Sydney Morning Herald

TAMWORTH. Monday.

The Minister for Works and Local Government, Mr. Spooner, when opening the Tamworth Municipal Abattoir, said that the local government was making life in the country vastly different from what it was a few years ago.

The structure is the first municipally controlled abattoir to be erected in the State. It cost £15,000. In addition to the building there are 170 acres of land with resting paddocks and a plant for the treatment of by-products.

One of the most important duties of councils, Mr. Spooner suggested, was town planning.

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