Communities in Northern Australia are struggling, the economy is growing at its slowest pace in a decade, wages are stagnant, and there is no help from the Morrison Government.
Through Senate Estimates, Labor uncovered information that confirms many of the Morrison Government’s infrastructure projects won’t start for years.
Across Northern Australia, less than a third of infrastructure funding is forecast to flow before the next election.
There are many projects across the Northern Territory that are funded off in the never never.
The Prime Minister should work with the Territory Government to fast track investment, including:
People living in the Northern Territory want jobs and road improvements now – not in four, five, or six years.
Rather than taking action now, the Morrison Government just keeps overpromising and under delivering, pushing jobs even further down the track.
It’s time Scott Morrison got behind Northern Australia, and brought forward infrastructure spending and the jobs that will come with it.
THURSDAY, 31ST OCTOBER 2019