The Federal Government has announced $24.5 billion in new funding for infrastructure projects and initiatives in its 2018-19 Budget. Read our breakdown of the infrastructure spend and commentary from industry.
The Northern Territory 2018 Budget has outlined more than a billion dollars for infrastructure in the region, including $626.4 million for Territory roads.
Outback Way, a series of roads and dirt tracks running 2800 kilometres from Winton in QLD to Laverton in WA, will receive $160 million in funding from the Federal Government to seal and widen sections of road.
The Northern Territory Government has awarded three tenders – totalling $32.2 million – to local companies to realign and upgrade Gunn Point Road.
The Territory Government is allocating the funds through its Strategic Local Government Infrastructure Fund grants to address infrastructure deficiencies in remote communities.