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Second Reading Speeches

Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the

AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005
to: replace references to ‘AusLink’ with ‘Nation Building Program’; clarify funding for off-network projects and off-network projects in regional areas; enable the minister to specify funding conditions in certain documents from time to time; enable the minister to grant certain funding recipients an exemption for calling for public tenders; extend the types of projects that can receive funding as Nation Building Program Black Spot Projects; and enable the minister to increase monies payable to organisations on the Nation Building Program Roads to Recovery List. Also contains a transitional regulation making power.