October 2022-23 Budget

In the October 2022-23 Budget, the Australian Government is delivering on $9.6 billion of election commitments for vital infrastructure projects across Australia.

Commitments funded in the Budget include:

  • $300 million for Western Sydney Roads Package and $500 million for the High Speed Rail Authority
  • $2.2 billion for the Suburban Rail Link in Victoria
  • $586.4 million of additional funding for a major upgrade of the Bruce Highway to widen a 13-kilometre stretch through Brisbane's outer northern suburbs
  • $1.5 billion for upgrading important freight highways, sealing the Tanami, and upgrading Central Arnhem Road, as well as the Dukes, Stuart and Augusta highways in SA
  • $540 million to upgrade Tasmania’s important road corridors, including the Bass Highway, the Tasman Highway and the East and West Tamar Highways.
  • $125 million funding to help build an electric bus network for Perth

A further $250 million has been committed for the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure program, enabling every local council across Australia to deliver priority projects to quickly stimulate local economies.

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