We will create thousands of jobs nationally with new work in every state and territory.
We will build on the record of the previous Labor government which doubled road funding; rebuilt a third of the interstate rail freight network; and committed to more urban public transport infrastructure than every previous Federal Government combined.
Over nearly six years of cuts and chaos the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government has slashed infrastructure investment. Budget papers show that over their first five budgets, they have delivered $5.1 billion less than promised from transport infrastructure alone.
We will change this.
A Shorten Labor Government will address the Liberals and Nationals’ backlog in transport infrastructure investment by boosting existing federal investment levels in the short-term, before the next election. Much of the Liberals’ new spending is at least two elections away.
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