Roads of national significance get $1 billion boost

Roads of national significance get $1 billion boost
Hold the road cones! An extra billion of investment is on its way. (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
The government is kicking in an extra billion dollars to accelerate the delivery of roads of national significance and some major public transport projects.It is part of a $2.7 billion crown funding package for transport, which is on top of the $20.7b from the National Land Transport Fund already signalled in the draft Government Policy Statement announced in March.Fixing an infrastructure deficit was one of the key themes in Budget 2024, with the transport package and the previously announced $1.2b Regional Infrastructure Fund the key areas of...

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