During their 16 years in government, Labor ignored proper investment in roads and had massive budget deficits as far as the eye could see.
We came to office promising to fix the budget and we have delivered on this commitment with surpluses now forecast right across the forward estimates. Importantly, this has allowed us to reinvest in Tasmania’s infrastructure and progress key road upgrades right across the state including to the Midland, Bass, Huon and Murchison Highways.
We have also committed to increase our long-term average investment in public infrastructure – including roads – by 20 per cent over four years.
Labor have no plans and no policies, and are now resorting to announcing road upgrades that are reliant on Federal money without any consultation at all with the Federal Government, let alone a guarantee that funds will be provided.
The evidence is clear- Rebecca White and her inexperienced Labor team are just not ready to govern.