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Greens back national bike paths boost

The national bike path program which commenced as part of the stimulus package in 2009 is already benefitting the country, the Australian Greens said today.

Greens transport spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam said the program helped build important infrastructure, and rejected claims the slower than expected roll-out undercuts the positive role the stimulus package played during the financial crisis.

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Nation Building Program - Transport and Infrastructure investment and bicycle paths

Senate Estimates Tuesday 18 October - Rural Affairs and Transport Committee
Infrastructure and Transport Portfolio
Nation Building Program

CHAIR: Thank you, Senator Macdonald. Before I give Senator Ludlam the call, we have got to the bottom of the confusion relating to the five pages of Queensland projects being funded under the Nation Building Program. There was a mix-up in the lettering. It was MOU and I believe you said MUO, so it is there if that assists you. I have a copy there for you anyway.

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