Qld govt willing to discuss rural transport issue, minister says
With $4.2 billion of new government funding넷마블 포커 under discussion to create an extra $20 billion of rail infrastructure between Sydney and Brisbane, the NSW Government has been given a clear mandate to boost infrastructure spending.
A report is expecte블랙 잭d to be released tomorrow afternoon in the form of a document called Transport Policy.
The document’s contents include calling for a $250 million funding increase from the states, as well as a $500 million increase from the federal government, to the $34 billion the state must fund over the next 10 years to meet the regional rail demand.
Under the government’s original proposal, $4.2 billion of new funding, including up to $2.1 billion over the next 10 years, was required under the National Infrastructure Facility (NIF).
The new budget paper also offers a detailed plan for upgrading the NSW rural rail system.
In June last year, Labor’s former premier Peter Beattie called on his Coalition partners in the New South Wales Leg라이브카지노islative Council to fund the project in partnership with the states.
Speaking in Sydney, Mr Beattie said the plan was a sensible plan, but there were still significant issues to be addressed.
“You’ve got a lot of work to be done on existing rail,” Mr Beattie said.
“I’ve got issues that need to be addressed… There is a real threat of delays in existing regional rail and this just doesn’t look like that to me.”
Mr Beattie said this would have been a good time to ask the states to fund the rail expansion through their own funds.
“I think that’s a little bit of a political statement if they’re going to do that,” he said.
But the new budget paper says the states can only do this if they have already invested $4.1 billion, over the next 10 years.
“This money would be available to fund, amongst other things,:
$600 million for the construction of a $200 million bridge from the Sydney to Brisbane line;
$200 million for rail extensions to the regional line; and
$50 million for an extension from the north-south regional link,” it said.
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