Govt names first $240m spend from $3b infrastructure programme

Gavin Evans
Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Twelve projects announced today as part of the government’s latest post-covid infrastructure spend include everything from social housing, to an inland port development and a hydrogen-blend sewage treatment project. The projects could employ more than 1,700 people and account for only about $240 million of the potential $3 billion the government has earmarked for the scheme. Even with the fast-tracking only a handful will start construction this year. “We have focused on key sectors that are central to the government’s economic plan – hou...
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