An iconic new CBD entrance for the capital of the North
Detailed community consultation commences this week for Darwin's new CBD entrance via Barneson Boulevard and the continued duplication of Tiger Brennan Drive.
Government spending boosting infrastructure activity
Earlier this week, I attended the sod turning ceremony on the Northern Connector project in Adelaide – a $985 million project, of which $788 million is funded by the federal government, to build a 15.5 kilometre expressway. This project will create some 480 jobs per year, and stimulate economic activity in the northern suburbs of Adelaide. It is a good example of the way that government infrastructure spending is boosting our economy.
Joint Media Statement: Major construction begins on Northern Connector project
Local businesses and workers are set to reap the benefits of the start of major construction works on the $985 million Northern Connector project.
Joint Media Release: Memorandum of Understanding for Cross River Rail planning
Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher and Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Australian Government’s $10 million contribution to planning, readiness for market and establishment of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority.
Ministerial Statements - Infrastructure
I am very pleased to rise to speak in this chamber to note the excellent infrastructure statement made by the Prime Minister just last week. Of course, as part of the infrastructure statement, the Prime Minister released the government's response to the 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plan, which sets out a comprehensive agenda of recommendations across a wide range of sectors: transport, communications, energy, water and other areas.