Young to share in $4.1B Snowy scheme sale windfall

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson, and Mark Rayner
March 8 2018 - 10:00pm
Snowing money: John Barilaro and Steph Cooke say snowy sale money is heading to the regions. Photo: Craig Thomson.

Central West towns like Young will “absolutely” benefit from the $4.15 billion proceeds of the sale of the NSW government’s share of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, Deputy Premier John Barilaro has assured.


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.


Mark Rayner

Senior Journalist