Home' Future Building: The Australian Infrastructure Review : July 2011 Contents Mulder also points to a suite of other road
projects, like the Kilmore Wallan Bypass. That
project, worth $130 million, will start in 2013/14.
‘We will also fund half the cost of the Princes
Highway West duplication between Winchelsea
and Colac. The Federal Government has already
committed to providing half of the total $515
million. We will provide $10 million initially for
design and land acquisition, with the balance being
rolled out in sync with the Federal Government
releasing funds for the project.’
Mulder is keen to progress the next round of
major projects across Victoria, but the state of the
budget means funding is tight.
‘Getting the next tranche of major projects done
is going to be hard for Victoria. We have a lot of
demand and not much flexibility in the budget,’ he
‘But we have got smart people in the public
sector, smart people in the private sector, and there
is a lot of will in the Cabinet to get things done
well,’ he says.
‘What we really need to do now is to get
new thinking about how the private sector can
play a bigger role in getting these projects off the
Mulder mulls infrastructure challenges
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