The projects to receive a share of $7.5 billion in transport infrastructure funding include:
Road safety emerged as another priority of the 2020-21 Federal Budget, with $2 billion allocated over 18 months to the new Road Safety Program, which aims to complete improvements to 3,000 kilometres of roads across the country.
The government has committed an additional $2 billion to new water infrastructure projects, which includes extra funding to Wyangala and Dungowan dams and the establishment of the National Water Grid Authority.
The Budget also directs an extra $1 billion to the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program, administered by local councils.
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