Tamworth country music festival 'made people homeless', as new date drives up April motel rates

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
January 9 2022 - 11:30pm
COST OF FESTIVAL: Preparations for the Tamworth Country Music Festival made over a dozen people homeless, before the historic event was postponed on Friday, according to local homeless services. Photo: file

Preparations for the Tamworth Country Music Festival made over a dozen people homeless, before the historic event was postponed on Friday, according to local homeless services.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au