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Canberra goes for economic stimulus in A$75b infrastructure plan

Road, rail and runway construction will support growth from Western Sydney to Western Australia, says Treasurer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 05:50

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Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison's proposal promises to create thousands of jobs in an infrastructure- building bonanza as workers transition from recent mining and housing booms.

Canberra

AUSTRALIA'S government finally took up the central bank's call for economic stimulus in its annual budget, with a A$75 billion (S$78 billion) infrastructure plan as its centrepiece.

Road, rail and runway construction will support growth from Western Sydney to Western

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