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Pacific Highway funding ‘not in danger’

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Federal transport minister Anthony Albanese has said the federal government will not take its 50 per cent funding for the Pacific Highway off the table, despite the failure of the state government to come up with its half.

Mr Albanese says that the $3.56 million in funding will remain on the table until the state government can stump up its share of the funds.

‘What’s at risk now, because of the state government’s failure, is the timeline,’ he told ABC radio this morning. So it may be that [federal government funding] may flow over a much longer timeframe than was envisaged.’


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