Budget 2021: Canberra roads and light rail receive federal budget boost

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 9 2021 - 8:28pm, first published 12:30pm
The federal government has committed $167 million to improving Canberra's roads and light rail. Picture: Graham Tidy

The federal government is committing more than $167 million for major capital works for critical Canberra roads and has lodged funds for the southern light rail expansion as part of a multi-billion dollar national infrastructure spend in Tuesday's federal budget.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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