GRAIN TRANSPORT — ROADS
626. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the
Minister for Transport:
I make note that this question was asked before the disaster
(1) Does the
state government believe that the grain transport routes are currently
sufficient to handle an expected record grain harvest year?
(2) If not, what infrastructure is
required to cater for the task, in order to reduce related road accidents,
potential fatalities and further damage to current road transport routes?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the
question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for
The minister would always like to invest more in roads and that is why the
government has a record road spending program.