The Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been finalised.
Today Australia’s independent infrastructure advisory body, Infrastructure Australia, earmarked two Queensland road upgrades as priority projects, the Bruce Highway Upgrade (Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway) and the M1 Pacific Motorway-Gateway Motorway Merge Upgrade (southbound lanes).
Today I met with Queensland Roads Minister Mark Bailey, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate and representatives of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland and Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland to discuss funding for the M1 Motorway.
Moreton Bay’s biggest public infrastructure project in more than a generation – the Moreton Bay Rail Link – is on track to open in early October.
The Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions has met to progress the Turnbull Government’s commitment to reduce Australia’s vehicle emissions.
Helensvale station is set to become the most advanced, modern public transport interchange in the country, with major works now underway to build the $420 million Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 extension.
A large stretch of new parkland will provide significant green space for Sydney’s inner west and an underground connection will be built to take traffic off congested Victoria Road, under the new details of the concept design for the WestConnex interchange at Rozelle.
There is no project more important for the millions of people in western and southwestern Sydney than the $16.8 billion WestConnex motorway – but every day there is more evidence of Labor’s hostility to this project.