Motoring group demands Federal MPs fix our roads

There are renewed calls for Federal politicians to commit to fixing the Pacific Motorway this election campaign.

There was no new funding for the important thoroughfare in the May Budget.

The RACQ’S Renee Smith said infrastructure projects must be at the top of the agenda.


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She said “congestion is costing Australians $16.5 billion at the moment, now that’s going to blow out to a staggering $53 billion over the next ten years”.

She said they are joining with other motoring clubs around Australia to call on both sides of politics to put motorists in the driver’s seat.  She said “we need infrastructure to be put at the top of the agenda during this campaign”.

Ms Smith added our regional roads do need attention and “we call on both sides of politics during this election campaign to make sure they are thinking about regional Queenslanders and we need safe roads for people in all parts of Queensland”.

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