REVEALED: ABBOTT GOVERNMENT CUTTING TASMANIAN RAIL TO PAY FOR IRRIGATION PROJECTS

It has been revealed today in Senate Estimates that the Abbott Government is cutting $60 million from Tasmanian rail projects to pay for the “new” funding found for irrigation projects in the state.  

In classic case of robbing Peter to pay Paul, the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development told Senate estimates today that the Abbott Government have chosen to use savings from its $60 million cut to rail projects in Tasmania to pay for new irrigation projects in the state.

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Julie Collins - Federal Labor Member for Franklin
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