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Australia will invest 1 billion Australian dollars ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales.

The federal and the New South Wales governments will spend A$650 million to upgrade the Wyangala Dam in the state’s central west and A$480 million to build new Dungowan Dam near Tamworth, the government said in a statement on Sunday.

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