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Transcript - Interview with 702 ABC Sydney - Wednesday, 16 April 2014

  ROBBIE BUCK:         The conversation, the debate, indeed occasionally the argument continues over the announcement yesterday by the Prime Minister that Badgerys Creek will after half a century of dithering finally become the site of Sydney's second airport. You heard Ed Husic the Labor Member for Chifley in the region saying that he is not welcoming it with open arms. He thinks that the infrastructure should be provided by state and federal governme... »

Transcript - 2GB Breakfast Program with Alan Jones - Wednesday, 16 April 2014

  ALAN JONES:            Well, one aspect of this announcement yesterday in relation to Badgerys Creek is the genuine infrastructure announcement. Tony Abbott sensibly has said there'll be no airport if the private sector don't stump up the money. But it's the roads and infrastructure which will accompany this airport, independently of the airport, they are needed whether or not an airport goes ahead. And Tony Abbott is going to, this mo... »

Transcript - Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert - Wednesday, 16 April 2014

To view the video, please click here.   KIERAN GILBERT:   With me, I've got the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure, Jamie Briggs. Jamie Briggs, thanks for your time. How much will be spent on this roads package around the second airport?   JAMIE BRIGGS:         Well, what we're doing is building an economic plan in Western Sydney which will have $3.5 billion allocated to it in the next 10 years to build the roads of the 21st century,... »

Transcript - Interview with Chris Uhlmann, ABC AM Program - Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Chris Uhlmann: Jamie Briggs is the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. Good morning.   Jamie Briggs: Good morning, Chris.   Chris Uhlmann: Jamie Briggs, can you give us some sense—there's a bewildering array of roads that's just been discussed. What are you trying to do around that Sydney airport site—second Sydney airport site?   Jamie Briggs: Well, look, it's not about an airport, it's about an economic plan. And what we're doing with this is bu... »

Media Release - Australian Government calls for Green Army projects in Mayo - Tuesday, 15 April 2014

  The Australian Government is calling on community groups and councils to submit applications for new Green Army projects by Friday 9 May 2014.   Interested parties can start preparing their proposals by accessing an application form and project guidelines online.   The Government is looking for projects that will directly benefit the environment and local communities, like Mayo.   Project activities could involve restoring and protecting habitat, weeding, plantin... »

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