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Coast Guard ‘ecstatic’ with funding promise

COAST Guard Portland’s long battle to get a new facility has finally seen some positive news – though it will require a change of state government to become a reality.

Shadow Emergency Services Minister Brad Battin and State Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell were in Portland yesterday to announce that a Liberal Nationals government would commit $2.5 million to give the coast guard a permanent, fit-for-purpose home base.

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