Cut to road funding



30 Sep 2014 - In the 2013-14 Mid-Year review, it was announced that the Main Roads capital budget would be cut by $227m over the next four years..

This cut to the Main Roads capital works budget resulted in delays to several roads projects including the Great Northern Highway, Leach Highway, Great Eastern Highway, South Western Highway, the Curtin Ave Realignment and the interchange of Reid Highway and Malaga Drive. 

Details of these delays were provided to the Estimates and Financial Operations committee in Parliament.