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Labor urged to back LNP’s infrastructure fund

by Ted Sorensen
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The LNP is calling on Labor to use its December economic update to guarantee that new royalties from the Galilee Basin are ear-marked exclusively for infrastructure projects. The LNP will use royalties from the basin to create a new Queensland Infrastructure Fund if it wins the next state election – and wants Labor to adopt its plan in the forthcoming Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Review. Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said a Deb Frecklington LNP Government would use the fund to fix the Bruce Highway, air-condition every state school in Queensland and build new dams – including the New Bradfield Scheme. […]