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Victorians crying out for PT funding

With reports the federal and Victorian governments are close to an agreement on infrastructure spending, the Greens say public transport projects must be the priority.

“Victorians have had to put up with packed trains, slow trams and infrequent buses for far too long,” said Senator Janet Rice.

“With Melbourne Metro so high on the IA priority list, the Prime Minister would be wise to fund this essential project.

“Come on, Malcolm Turnbull – Victorians want the choice of public transport that works.”

 

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Turnbull government derails call to reallocate East West Link money to public transport

Turnbull government derails call to reallocate East West Link money to public transport

The Turnbull government has voted down a motion in the Senate calling on the government to withdraw the allocation of federal funding set aside for the East West toll road and to reallocate this funding to public transport, including the Melbourne Metro Rail project.

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