Speech to the Committee for Sydney - Western Sydney Airport
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you today about Western Sydney Airport.
This is a vital project and the Turnbull Government is working hard to meet our goal of the airport being operational by 2026.
First stage of Ipswich Motorway upgrades set to start
Relief is in sight for the 85,000 motorists using the Ipswich Motorway daily, with the contract awarded for the $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1.
Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey and Attorney-General Senator the Hon George Brandis QC today announced the $400 million project contract had been awarded to Brisbane based Bielby Hull Albem Joint Venture.
Mulgoa Road corridor upgrade to slash travel times between Penrith and M4 Motorway
Motorists travelling on one of Sydney’s most notoriously congested corridors are in for relief with the preferred design for the Mulgoa and Castlereagh Roads upgrade released today.
Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher said the Australian and NSW Governments are working together to progress the widening of the vital 6.5-kilometre corridor between the city of Penrith and the M4 Western Motorway to cut journey times and reduce congestion.
Speech to CEDA: The Economic Importance of National Infrastructure Policy Wednesday 19 April 2017
I am very pleased today to have the opportunity to speak at CEDA – an organisation which has long had an interest in the importance of infrastructure to our nation’s economic development.
I want to speak today about the economic importance of national infrastructure policy – and I underline the word national because I want to focus particularly on the appropriate role for the Commonwealth government when it comes to infrastructure.
Work begins on Airport East project
Sydney motorists will soon benefit from a new road underpass linking General Holmes Drive, Botany Road and Wentworth Avenue, with work now underway on the $170 million Airport East project.