Politics and activism, transport

Abbott reckons the Commonwealth doesn’t fund railways… Of course they do. Here are some examples.

"We spoke to Infrastructure Australia and their advice was that the most pressing road priority in Melbourne was the east-west link," Mr Abbott told reporters in Frankston on Thursday. "Now the Commonwealth government has a long history of funding roads. We have no history of funding urban rail and I think it's important that we stick to our knitting, and the Commonwealth's knitting when it com