The Australian Government is investing $50 billion to deliver vital transport infrastructure for the 21st Century.
This significant investment is a crucial part of the Governments Economic Action Strategy to boost economic growth and prosperity, increase productivity and support thousands of new jobs.
As part of the $50 billion, $6.6 billion of funding is being fast-tracked to build much-needed economic infrastructure across Australia as part of the Governments Infrastructure Growth Package.
Funding provided through the Infrastructure Investment Programme, which is administered by the Department, is made up of a number of individual programmes, each providing targeted funding for land transport projects, including:
- Investment Road and Rail Programme
- Black Spot Programme
- Roads to Recovery Programme
- Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme
- Bridges Renewal Programme
- National Highway Upgrade Programme
The Australian Government has announced its investment programme for 2014-15. Budget 2014-15