ALBANY RING-ROAD — FEDERAL FUNDING
325. Hon JIM CHOWN to the minister representing the Minister
The commonwealth's $140
million funding for the Albany ring-road is contingent upon the state
submitting the required paperwork.
(1) Has the
business case and relevant paperwork been accepted by the commonwealth to
release the $140 million funding for the Albany ring-road?
(2) If no to (1), why not?
(3) What is the
state government's financial contribution to this critical road
(4) What is the time frame for
commencement of construction?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) The stage 3 submission has been
submitted to Infrastructure Australia for assessment.
(2) Not applicable.
(3) I table the attached documents.
[See paper 2564.]
(4) The federal
government has written and advised that its recent budget has not provided
funding for the project until the 2021–22 financial year.