BUDGET 2020: Building 21st Century Water Infrastructure

An additional $2 billion will be invested in new water infrastructure projects as part of the Budget, demonstrating the Morrison-McCormack Government’s ongoing commitment to supporting and investing in regional communities through drought, bushfires, floods and COVID-19. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the additional funding more than…

BUDGET 2020: Federal Budget Prioritises Life-Saving Road Safety Investments

The Australian Government is directly investing $2 billion in the 2020-21 Budget towards road safety initiatives, continuing efforts to reduce road trauma in Australia. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said working towards zero fatalities and serious injuries on Australian roads was a core priority for the Government,…

Budget backs water reforms, Northern Australia and resources to support economic recovery and jobs

The Morrison-McCormack Government is further supporting the development of northern Australia and Australia’s gas and resources sector in the 2020-21 Budget to support jobs as part of our COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan. The Government has announced a series of reforms to the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) aimed at improving the speed and scope of…