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Australia 'Infrastructure capital of Australia': Berejiklian government announces $3 billion infrastructure spend

19:47  22 september  2020
19:47  22 september  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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The Berejiklian government will hand down its budget on November 17. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has declared New South Wales is "the infrastructure capital of the country" as his government announces a $ 3 billion infrastructure spend to assist with job creation as part of its

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Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has declared New South Wales is "the infrastructure capital of the country" as his government announces a $3 billion infrastructure spend to assist with job creation as part of its coronavirus recovery strategy.

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Mr Perrottet said the state's contingency fund would fast-track "shovel-ready" projects to "keep as many people in work" with up to $1 billion allocated to Regional NSW.

"Close to 70 per cent of the jobs that have been lost since COVID-19 began has been regained," he said.

"We're investing over $100 billion in infrastructure over the next four years.

"Not only will these projects deliver great social outcomes at the end of it, importantly, they will drive jobs growth and economic growth over this period of time."

The Berejiklian government will hand down its budget on November 17.


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