466. Hon CHARLES SMITH to the minister representing the
Minister for Transport:
I refer to the state's
shovel-ready projects referred to in question without notice 421 asked last
(1) Could the
minister please list the shovel-ready projects nominated by the state and local
governments and the value of funding requested for each project?
(2) If not listed in (1), does the
minister intend to request funding for rail upgrades in the wheatbelt?
(3) If not listed
in (1), does the minister intend to request funding for the Arc Infrastructure
WA SuperNet railway optical fibre project, which will put affordable broadband
service along 4 000 kilometres of WA's grain railway line?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following answer has been provided to me by
the Minister for Transport; Planning.
state government is currently in negotiations with the federal government in
relation to its share of funding from the COVID-19 stimulus package.