The O’Farrell Stoner overnment’sstrategic regional land use policy is aresounding departure rom their pre-election commitments to the peopleo SW – and ails to declare any parto the State o limits to mining or coalseam gas drilling.
THE POLIC HADED DOWTODA B THE O’FARRELLSTOER OERMET:
Shadow Planning Minister, Linda Burney said.
map, but failed to protect high valueconservation land from mining and coalseam gas.
ew Hunter Expressway 20-year vision continuesto take shape
Minister or Inrastructure Anthony Albanese joined Hunter MPJoel Fitzgibbon and Cessnock MP Clayton Barr onsite to inspectprogress on the construction o the $1.7 billion Hunter Expressway.
Almost two years to the day since work started on this massive roadproject and despite the engineering challenges involved it is running ontime and on budget.Once completed in 2013, the new Expressway will cut travel timesbetween Newcastle and Branxton by 30 minutes and take up to 30,000vehicles a day off the New England Highway and away from the towns of Thornton, Maitland and Rutherford. All up, infrastructure investment in NSW has more than doubled underFederal Labor from $132 to $269 per person. We’re providing a record$11.8 billion over the life of our current
Nation Building Program
torenew the State’s road and rail infrastructure.
o areaso limitsto mining & coalseam gas in nsw