Thu 15 May 2014

Federal Budget 2014

The Civil Contractors Federation (TAS) today welcomed the Infrastructure announcements from yesterday’s Federal Budget, said Mr. Cook

“Projects announced will be sought after by Tasmanian based civil contractors and come at a time when they are much needed.

‘The Midlands highway – Perth Bypass will more than likely see some of the National Highway funds directed to improve freight and traffic movements.

The 2013 Federal Election commitment of $38 million has been confirmed for the Runway Extension at Hobart International Airport.

This funding on top of the state’s $110 Million Community Roads package should assist in lifting the confidence of the sector in troubled and uncertain times.

To read the Media Release in full – Media Release – 2014 Federal Budget