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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 16:10

Transcript – Press Conference: Black Spots Programme

GRAHAM QUIRK: Well ladies and gentlemen I’m pleased to have with me today Minister Paul Fletcher, the Minister for Major Projects, Territories, and Local Government. We’re here at the intersection of Blunder Road and Reedy Road at Oxley.

MARK BIRRELL: On behalf of Infrastructure Australia thank you for coming along.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 00:00

Upgrades to seven road Black Spots in Brisbane

Seven traffic Black Spots in Brisbane are slated for upgrade before the end of June on the back of $4.358 million in funding from the Turnbull Government.

The Australian Government has welcomed the release of Infrastructure Australia’s 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plan, which sets out an ‘Infrastructure Priority List’ of more than 90 potential projects around the country and an extensive set of recommendations relevant to all levels of government about reforms to improve the delivery of infrastructure nation-wide.

PRESENTER: Infrastructure Australia is releasing its first 15 year plan today, outlining several bold initiatives to improve living standards and productivity. The landmark report prioritises 93 projects, including the widening of the Tullamarine Freeway and the Perth Freight Link project.

Western Australian councils are set to benefit under the latest round of local government Financial Assistance Grants with $34.8 million of untied funds for community projects.

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said Western Australian councils can direct the funds to any activities, programmes or services according to the needs of their local community.

The ACT Government is set to benefit under the latest round of local government Financial Assistance Grants with $6.1 million of untied funds for community projects.

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said the ACT Government can direct the funds to any activities, programmes or services according to the needs of their local community.

New South Wales councils are set to benefit under the latest round of local government Financial Assistance Grants with $89.1 million of untied funds for community projects.

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said New South Wales councils can direct the funds to any activities, programmes or services according to the needs of their local community.

Northern Territory councils are set to benefit under the latest round of local government Financial Assistance Grants with $4.1 million of untied funds for community projects.

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said Northern Territory councils can direct the funds to any activities, programmes or services according to the needs of their local community.

Queensland councils are set to benefit under the latest round of local government Financial Assistance Grants with $56.4 million of untied funds for community projects.

Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said Queensland councils can direct the funds to any activities, programmes or services according to the needs of their local community.

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