New SAM site visit by Deputy Prime Minister

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From left, Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum, Madison James (Kane Constructions); Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Kim O'Keeffe (Mayor).

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum today visited the site of the new Shepparton Art Museum at Victoria Park Lake on Wyndham Street.

Greater Shepparton City Council Mayor Kim O'Keeffe formally thanked the Deputy Prime Minister for supporting the new SAM with their funding of $15m towards the build.

Mr McCormack reiterated the importance of large scale projects such as the new SAM for regional Victoria and said it would be drawcard to the region

Mr McCormack also formally announced the $208 million for the Goulburn Valley Highway Shepparton Bypass stage 1 project.